TAKE AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE WELLNESS IN WORDS AGENDA AND OUTCOMES:
The workshop consists of facilitated discussion, two short films from Art With Impact’s library, and guided free writing and poetry activities. The event culminates with a presentation of accessible mental health resources, empowering participants to seek support and heal as individuals and as a community.
Together, participants engage in discussion and a creative process that allows them to:
- Immerse themselves in an emotional experience through short, five-minute films.
- Explore how the themes and ideas brought up intersect with their own lives and experiences.
- Express their thoughts and feelings through poetry.
Designed to promote early intervention and prevention strategies around mental health, some outcomes of the program include:
of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
believe that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
reported that the workshop created awareness of mental illness within their community