Confederation College presents: Wellness in Words (LGBTQIA+)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films, poetry-writing activities, and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. This workshop will focus on mental health within the LGBTQIA+ community. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Confederation College Pride Center

Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Services Canada

Kids Help Phone (all ages)

Wellness Together Canada

Black Youth Helpline

Trans Lifeline

Resource Locator


Date:February 1, 2022
Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Art With Impact


Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of attendees felt the event increased awareness of mental health issues specific to LGBTQIA folks
100% said that the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to mental illness experienced
100% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
This workshop was engaging, informative and creative "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Factory Talk
Staging Face
View Film Library