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Anxiety is the most common mental illness out there, and it takes a lot of different forms. Experiencing some level of anxiety is a normal...


Stigma is: Always untrue Always negative Can be felt toward yourself Stigma around mental illness includes having fixed ideas and judgments about mental illness and/or...

Mental Wellness

Mental wellness is a process that involves finding balance in life, including your social, intellectual, physical (diet, exercise, medication management, substance use), spiritual, economic and...

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Bipolar Disorder: A Blessing, Not a Curse (Guest Blogger Series)

Bipolar Disorder: A Blessing, Not a Curse A Unique Look from the Perspective of an Individual by Teresa Roland  Note: Throughout this article, the author will refer to bipolar disorder, rather than mental...

Aimee’s Mental Health Journey (Guest Blogger Series)

We are so excited to introduce our first guest blogger: Aimee Elazegui 🎉 In this post, Aimee tells her mental health story, beginning with her experiences with schizophrenia in high school up until...

Last Call: How one filmmaker explores depression and suicide through single-take cinema

by Sharon Nyarko For someone who has long experimented with real-time, single-take cinema, filmmaker Gavin Michael Booth has shown us yet again how his art can be resurrected and given new life. His...

Making Space for Comfort and Acceptance with “Effectively Schizo”

In the wake of more realistic and careful representations of mental illness in the media, an amazing group of writer-producers is making another move to de-stigmatise mental health conditions. Their web series, Effectively...

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Our winning films are selected by a rotating jury of filmmakers, mental health professionals and students.

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