University of Connecticut 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.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

UConn’s Student Health and Wellness (SHaW)
UConn’s Title IX Office
UConn’s Reporting and Resources brochures
UConn In-Power student group
UConn’s Women’s Center
NAMI Connecticut

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


Date:April 5, 2021
Time:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


University of Connecticut


Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of the mental health impacts of sexual violence
100% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness and sexual violence
100% are more likely to take action to support themselves or others in healing from sexual violence
I will use what I learned today to help anyone if they have gone through sexual assault and to be a person they can talk to. "
-Student attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Me Too
I Am Here
View Film Library


American Psychiatric Association Foundation We are the non-profit affiliate of the American Psychiatric Association. Our public programs are designed to educate and empower, and are focused on:
  • Eliminating stigma,
  • Improving access to high quality mental health care,
  • Increasing public awareness, and
  • Addressing the chronically unmet needs of underserved populations.

APAF initiatives are designed for schools, the workplace, the justice system, and faith communities. All of our work is centered on on one goal: A mentally healthy nation for all. For more information and complimentary resources, visit

Andrea Quick LCSW Private Practice Clinician located in Vernon, CT. Certified Trauma & Resilience Professional
New England Holistic Well-being Center ​We approach treatment, coaching, and intervention from a health psychology perspective that emphasizes a holistic understanding of your health. We focus on emotional, physical, and social contributors to your overall health and utilize various types of evidence based treatments to target problematic areas, promote health, prevent illness, and/or manage a chronic illness. We encourage the adoption of tailored coping strategies, engagement in health behaviors that promote optimal health, increasing self-care, the practice of mindfulness, meditation, and other wellness activities for optimal outcomes.