University of Waterloo presents: Movies for Mental Health Online (Sexual Violence Focus)

Free workshop featuring winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources that focuses on exploring the mental health impacts that sexual violence can have on individuals and communities.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office @ UW

Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Services Canada

Kids Help Phone (all ages)

Wellness Together Canada

Black Youth Helpline

Trans Lifeline

Resource Locator


Date:January 31, 2022
Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


United States

Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
99% felt the event raised awareness of the mental health impacts of sexual violence
96% said the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to sexual violence & MH impacts
87% reported an increased likelihood to support themselves or others to heal from sexual violence
The stage to converse, to make people more aware, is waiting for us to take the step to helping more of our community.” "
-- Student Participant

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

If I Told You
Sal Tran
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Ivonne Hammoud MSW, RSW - Owner & Clinical Counsellor of New Moon Counselling New Moon Counselling is a mental health service providing individual, couple and family therapy for those 6+ in the Waterloo Region. We strive to provide a safe, positive and inclusive environment to foster personal growth, development and improved relationships with self, and others.
Joe White, MACP RP - Registered Psychotherapist Wings to Fly Counselling offers online counselling support in Kitchener-Waterloo and surrounding areas. My goal is to work with you and provide a safe and supportive environment and offer the most effective and helpful modes of therapy to reach your personal growth. I believe in providing a caring and non-judgmental environment for you in an integrative approach through mindfulness, self-awareness, self-compassion, and self-development.