Palomar 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

Behavioral Health Counseling Services @ Palomar College
Optum Public Sector San Diego

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 9, 2020
Time:1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Palomar College
1140 W Mission Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
95% of attendees felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
85% said that the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to mental illness
94% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
“Definitely gonna take what I learned as a way to realign and focus on being mindful each and everyday. "
-Workshop Attendee

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

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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.
Konul Surofchy Konul Surofchy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice working in San Diego. She takes on a holistic approach to treatment and finds the client-therapist relationship to be extremely important in facilitating change and healing.
Andrea Rose, LCSW Andrea Rose is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the greater San Diego Area, providing supportive compassionate therapy. Andrea strives to bring the most current treatments, and standards of practice, integrating mindfulness, with areas of special interest, such as ADHD across the lifespan, aging, and trauma. Andrea comes from a belief system that while it is important to understand the past, it is most important to have a supportive and compassionate therapist to assist with the process.