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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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...

Anxiety

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...

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...

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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...

Student Voices: How Writing Can Help Navigate Depression

By Evelyn Gutierrez, Current Student, UCSB When I was 18, I was officially diagnosed with depression. With my depression came instant mood changes, feelings of hopelessness, and guilt from being told constantly that...

Just Say Goodbye
New feature film JUST SAY GOODBYE explores teen suicide

Matt Walting is making his directorial debut with the newly released ‘Just Say Goodbye’, the story of a young woman trying to save the life of her suicidal friend. After enduring years of...

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Recent Winners

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

Sep
2019
Desiderium
Aug
2019
The Hurt That Binds Us
Aug
2019
If I Told You
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