College of Marin presents: Wellness in Words (Hope)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films, poetry-writing activities, and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. This workshop focused on mental health topics around the themes of hope and resilience.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

College of Marin Psychological Services
Side By Side Youth
Featured National Resources:

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


Date:March 3, 2022
Time:1:40 pm - 3:40 pm


College of Marin
835 College Ave.
Kentfield, CA 94904 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
94% of attendees felt the event created awareness of mental health issues related to hope and resilience
91% said that the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to mental health issues
65% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
I liked the love letter to a younger me and have more insight as to what I may be struggling with. "
-COM student participant

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Little Elizabeth
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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.