Conestoga Students Inc presents: Movies for Mental Health Online (Celebrating Black Filmmakers)

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

***This is a special Black History Month edition of the workshop that will explore mental health conversations through the work of Black filmmakers***

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Brayden Lisiecki (she/her) – Health Promotion Specialist, Conestoga College – www.conestogac.on.ca[email protected]

Sarah Halabi – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead – CMHA Waterloo Wellington, https://cmhaww.ca

Featured National/Provincial Resources:

Crisis Services Canada

Kids Help Phone (all ages)

Wellness Together Canada

Black Youth Helpline

Trans Lifeline

Resource Locator

Details

Day:Monday
Date:February 7, 2022
Time:4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Venue

Online
Canada
Online

Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
100% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma relating to mental illness
92% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
It’s okay to accept we need mental support, acceptance is the first step of our healing. "
-Workshop Participant

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Nov
2019
Mind Matters
Jun
2021
Still We Thrive
Jun
2021
On the Surface
View Film Library