Resources

Resources

Mental health is personal, and you get to make decisions about your own process. The resources we point you to are just starting places – please talk to a professional if you’re feeling like you need support reaching or maintaining mental wellness.

Lots of art is so helpful, and makes it easy to feel like it's okay to share."
-M4MH Conference Session Attendee

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Suicide

Suicidality can be experienced by anyone, and it could be part of mental illness diagnosis or not. Approximately 90% of individuals who die by suicide...

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is an umbrella term for a wide range of conditions where a person’s experience of reality doesn’t line up with the experiences of the...

Substance Use Disorder

Substance abuse refers to the harmful use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and drugs. Substance use can lead to addiction and dependence, creating a condition...

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Blog

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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Exploring the link between creativity and wellness in SCRiBBLES

When NYC-based director Lynnsey Ooten reached out to us about the innovative web series “SCRiBBLES” we were really intrigued to learn more! SCRiBBLES is a dark comedy about an illustrator who is depressed...

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Student Voices: Finding Inner Normalcy through Photography

By Stephanie, Current student, Penn State University Life has always been a challenge. The way I saw myself, how I felt about life; I never thought was normal.  It wasn’t until I started...

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Recent Winners

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