CSU San Marcos presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources

Disability Support Services @ CSUSM
Student Health and Counseling Services @ CSUSM
Behavioral Health Services – Prevention and Community Engagement, County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency 

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project
California Peer-Run Warm Line
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Mental Health Alliance


Date:December 3, 2020
Time:12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


CSU San Marcos
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92078 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
98% of attendees felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
100% said that the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to mental illness
93% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
Stigma is a very real thing. Events like these make people more open-minded and comfortable with what they learned so they can ultimately share this information with friends/family/others, raising awareness of the stigma with mental health and mental illness. "
-Workshop Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Mia’s Story
Continue to Live
View Film Library


Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission The MHSOAC provides vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. MHSOAC holds public mental health systems accountable, provides oversight for eliminating disparities; promotes wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensures positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.