Syracuse University 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:

Barnes Center at The Arch @ Syracuse University
NAMI Syracuse

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Mental Health Alliance

Details

Day:Thursday
Date:October 8, 2020
Time:3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue

Syracuse University
900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

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90% of attendees felt the event created awareness of mental health issues
90% said that the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to mental illness
56% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
“This pandemic is not a good excuse to pull away. We should come together and keep creating spaces that combat stigma and make human connections. "
-Workshop Attendee

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Jun
2017
Aug
2020
Mar
2018
Sal Tran
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Partners

Jessica Velez, LCSW I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the Baldwinsville location of Freedom First Psychological Services, and I specialize in working with children, teenagers and families. I love coffee and have one cat named Gidget.
​Molly Lizzio, LMFT I'm a NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Syracuse, NY. My focus and passion has always been helping women who struggle with relationship issues, boundaries, and body image. http://www.courageandconnectioncounseling.com/
Isaac Collins, LCSW Isaac Collins is a licensed and board-certified master social worker with over 15 years of experience in individual, couples, and family therapy.  Mr. Collins' area of clinical focus includes anxiety and depression disorders, adjustment issues, major life transition issues, childhood trauma, relationship issues, and overall social and emotional wellness.  Mr. Collins utilizes the cognitive behavioral psychotherapy approach, which places a high value on helping clients understand their thoughts and feelings that influence their behaviors.