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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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...

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)....

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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Forthcoming Netflix Drama ‘To The Bone’ Explores the Intricacies of Eating Disorders

You may have already heard the buzz surrounding the new Netflix film, To The Bone. The new Netflix film To The Bone, starring Lily Collins, is an examination into the life of a...

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The Anatomy of a Panic Attack in New Short ‘REACH’

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, it can be difficult to put the experience into words. Filmmaker Kelsey Sante, a junior director working at Duck Pond Films in Los Angeles, used her own...

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Growing and Healing with The Lions We Are

If you’re above the age of five, chances are you’ve seen Disney’s The Lion King. And if you’re above the age of 15, chances are you’ve experience some of the movie’s themes in...

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Attention Canadian Filmmakers: Mental Health-Themed Film Project Accepting Your Submissions Through July 15!

If you ask me, all Canadian filmmakers between the ages of 13 and 30 should get ready to submit their films to the If You Ask Me film project, which is now accepting...

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Short Film About Eating Disorders Wins Art With Impact’s June 2017 Mental Health Film Competition PRESS RELEASE: JUN 1, 2017 Short film by featured poet and advocate is the 36th short film to...

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Fighting the Stigmas of Mental Illness Through Art

Through art and film, viewers and media consumers can experience the hidden aspects of mental illness and the stigma around it. I consider myself to be one of the most fortunate humans on...

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Films for Mental Health

Edward Lee and Adrianna Buenviaje As dozens of students packed SMC’s Skybox Gym on Thursday, May 11, the big screen greeted them with a stark yet encouraging message on the main projector: “Everyone...

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‘Beyond Words’ – Short Film About Depression Wins Art With Impact’s May 2017 Mental Health Film Competition

Short film by 19-year-old filmmaker is the 35th short film to enter Art With Impact’s mental health film collection San Francisco, California, May 1, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Art With Impact (AWI) is excited...

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