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Lots of art is so helpful, and makes it easy to feel like it's okay to share."
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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...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a specific form of anxiety characterized by repetitive, unwanted intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and irrational, excessive urges to do certain actions (compulsions)....

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a response to a traumatic event or series of events. Something that is traumatic for one person might not...

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AWI Interview w/ Documentary Filmmaker Chrisann Hessing

AWI is pleased to introduce you to Chrisann Hessing, the director of the short documentary ‘Turning Tables‘ about emerging Canadian PowWow Techno music producer and dancer Classic Roots! Chrisann’s film has been described...

Announcing our Voices With Impact grant recipients!

…And the results are in! Art With Impact (AWI) is delighted to congratulate the ten filmmakers who have each been selected to receive a Voices With Impact film production grant! If you know us, you’re...

Does Hollywood and mainstream media have an obligation to provide content warnings when it comes to films with themes of mental health / illness?

By Natalie Daley In October after the release of the popular ‘A Star Is Born’, some of our staff discussed their varied reactions to the highly buzzed-about film. While the general consensus was...

Wellness in Action

by Cary McQueen I lived in Pittsburgh, PA from 2001 to 2007 and still have a lot of people there that I love. A week ago Saturday I started seeing friends marking themselves...

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Recent Winners

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

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