Maryland Institute College of Art 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 Brown Room 320.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Student Counseling @ MICA
NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore


Date:March 6, 2020
Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Maryland Institute College of Art
1300 W Mt Royal Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States

Brown Room 320
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Workshop Evaluation

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100% of attendees felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
93% of attendees said that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental health
100% of attendees not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
“I’m going to have hard days and that’s okay. I need to find resources to help me through those rough times. "
-Workshop Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Sal Tran
Mind Matters
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The Kristin Rita Strouse Foundation The Kristin Rita Strouse Foundation is dedicated to supporting local and national programs that:

  • Increase mental health awareness
  • Strengthen suicide prevention efforts, and
  • Provide help and healing through the arts for those affected by suicide and mental illness.
Their work is guided by the vision that individuals and families struggling with mental health problems and the risk of suicide will receive the love, care, and treatment they need and deserve to regain their health and go on to enjoy full and prosperous lives. They are a generous sponsor of Movies for Mental Health @ St. Mary's College, in Maryland.
Clinic Management and Development Services CMDS offers management and consulting services for behavioral health programs in Maryland, including:

  • Establishing new substance abuse and mental health programs.
  • Upgrading and/or revamping operations and patient services for existing clinics.
  • Providing housing and supportive services at Fayette House, a residential treatment facility for adult men — open April 2020.
Bolton Therapy and Wellness Bolton Therapy & Wellness provides high quality mental health services by utilizing evidence and research based treatment modalities that have been proven effective in helping clients achieve their best life. We accomplish this by creating a partnership with the client to address their symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief and trauma. We are located in the midtown neighborhood of Bolton Hill.
Hawn Therapy and Consulting Hawn Therapy and Consulting is a team of 2SLGBTQ+ identified providers offering counseling services and community trainings centering 2SLGBTQ+ people and people of color. Our team includes graduate interns, as we prioritize being an affirming space to train and mentor new 2SLGBTQ+ identified professionals.
Baltimore Therapy Group
We are a team of experienced and down-to-earth psychologists, counselors, and social workers who help you create lasting change. We provide:

  • Individual therapy
  • Couples therapy
  • Group therapy
We focus on providing culturally competent care.
Matters of the Mind Matters of the Mind dba (doing business as) Vaultage is a clinically trademarked therapeutic and healing platform branded to connect generations, cultivate conversations, and commit to change through creative initiatives.
Kristi Thrailkill Kristi Thrailkill, LCSW-C is the owner and lead clinician of Baltimore Family Therapy in Baltimore, MD. She leads a team of incredible therapists who specialize in anxiety and all are crazy passionate about ending the stigma around mental health!
Dr. Tanya Morrel & Associates Dr. Morrel and associates recognize that the strongest predictor of successful outcomes for clients is a strong, open and trusting relationship. To that end, their goal is to create a welcoming, non-judgmental environment in which clients feel safe to explore life struggles and grow in their capacity to address them by being mindful and flexible.
Sharon Davis Sharon Davis LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker passionate about working with individuals to improve their quality of life. Sharon has worked with a diverse client population including college students with depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues. Sharon is the owner of Wise Mind LLC a private mental health practice servicing Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and surrounding areas.
Lindsey Daniels When people enter therapy, they're looking for change.  Lindsey S. Daniels, Psy.D, assists the individual to engage from their perspective and effectively utilize tools and strategies to make their desired changes. Stress can make it feel like change isn't possible. She enjoys helping people to de-stress, reenergize their lives, and take control even during very challenging periods of life.
Baltimore Annapolis Center for Integrative Healing The Baltimore Annapolis Center for Integrative Healing provides trauma and attachment focused psychotherapy services with a holistic perspective. Our clinicians use mindfulness, expressive arts, movement and somatic methods in therapy with children, adolescents and adults.
Woodruff Counseling Vicky Woodruff believes that everyone comes to the table with inherent strengths. Regardless of what you are going through, as a therapist, she believes that you have the tools within you to rise above and the strength to push forward.
Helia Integrated Health and Nao Studio In an age of corporatized health care, Helia stands apart. They are not a clinic but a community of independent practitioners dedicated to assisting those on a path of wellness. In the heart of Roland Park, their full-service center provides a tranquil and comfortable environment in which to receive holistic treatments catered to individual needs.
Space Between Counseling Services Space Between Counseling Services is comprised of a team of 6 therapists with unique specializations including depression, anxiety, sexual trauma, LGBTQ+ stressors, oppression and marginalization, neurodiversity, and life transitions. Space Between Counseling Services is committed to serving as a holding space for all clients free from any racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, or ableist behavior.
Prism Wellness Prism Wellness is a holistic psychotherapy practice with offices in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore and in Downtown Frederick. All clinicians share a trauma-informed approach and together provide a wide array of services including Yoga Integrative Therapy, Art Therapy, Brainspotting, talk therapy, and telehealth services. Prism therapists specialize in supporting individuals and couples, students, creatives, and entrepreneurs to navigate life's transitions and challenges.