East Los Angeles College presents: Movies for Mental Health

Free workshop featuring winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. Free food! All are welcome, in MPR F5-201.


Date:November 7, 2019
Time:12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States

MPR F5-201
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Workshop Evaluation

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100% of the students felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
94% of students said that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental health
79% of students not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out
“Friendly environment where you can openly talk about mental health. "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Me Too
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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.
Monique Castro, LMFT I specialize in treating intergenerational & complex trauma and the various symptoms and/or diagnosis that are a result of such experiences; including PTSD, anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, identity, etc. I am a proud Indigenous Navajo & Chicana woman, born and raised in North East Los Angeles. I have over 12 years of professional experience, expanding from social services, program and leadership development, community organizing, education, and consulting. If I can be a resource in any way, I would love to connect and support you.