Mohawk College presents: Wellness in Words (Hope)

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 topics around the themes of hope and resilience. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Student Wellness & Counselling @ Mohawk College
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA Hamilton)

Featured National/Provincial Resources:

Crisis Services Canada

Kids Help Phone (all ages)

Wellness Together Canada

Black Youth Helpline

Trans Lifeline

Resource Locator


Date:April 5, 2022
Time:12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Art With Impact


Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of the students felt the event created awareness of mental health issues.
100% of students said that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental health
100% of students not receiving mental health support reported an increased likelihood to reach out
I have learned that I am still creative. I can still write and put my words into art. Deep emotions make for beautiful and healing words. "
-Student Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Little Elizabeth
View Film Library


Hamilton Community Foundation The John & Esther Marshall Memorial Fund is a supporter of AWI Canada's workshops taking place at Mohawk College in Hamilton, ON. The Community Foundation's mission is t o drive positive change by connecting diverse people, ideas and resources.