El Camino College 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:

Student Health Services @ El Camino College
NAMI Westside Los Angeles

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:October 6, 2020
Time:3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


El Camino College
16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, California 90506 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
96% 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
90% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
“I’d say experiencing the general welcoming and open atmosphere of this event encouraged a lot more consideration for the mental health subject as something to prioritize more, as I may need to do so.  "
-Workshop Attendee

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

A Short Film About Anxiety
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.