Riverside Poly High School: Films With Impact

Four-day filmmaking and mental health education workshop.


Date:May 22, 2017, 2017
Time:8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Riverside Poly High School
5450 Victoria Ave
Riverside, CA 92506 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

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91% of the students learned something about mental health
85% of students said that the workshop improved their opinion of people with mental illness
66% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being


Prop63 Voter-approved Proposition 63, also known as the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), provides housing, treatment, recovery to thousands of Californians every day. Prop 63 was the first major partner of Art With Impact and has been working with us to provide educational workshops that reduce the stigma of mental illness at colleges, universities and high schools throughout California since 2013.
Comfort Inn Riverside Comfort Inn Riverside, CA is a generous in-kind donor of Art With Impact's May Poly High School Films With Impact workshop.
“I learned that film is a very powerful effective tool for spreading awareness on mental illness. "
-Student Attendee

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Mia’s Story
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