Vancouver Island University 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:

Irene V. Champagne M.Ed. RCC, MFT (She/Her/Auntie)
VIU Counsellor, Vancouver Island University

Janelle Lacroix (she/her) 
Director of Equity, Diversity and Human Rights Office

Dawn Clark (she/her) 
Director, Education, Quality Improvement & Special Projects with Haven Society

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Services Canada

Kids Help Phone (all ages)

Wellness Together Canada

Black Youth Helpline

Trans Lifeline

Resource Locator


Date:March 8, 2022
Time:1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


United States

Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% felt the event raised awareness of the mental health impacts of sexual violence
94% said the workshop helped them confront and address stigma related to sexual violence & MH impacts
86% reported an increased likelihood to support themselves or others to heal from sexual violence
By knowing more about these issues, I am more equipped and able to help others experiencing similar things. "
-Workshop Participant

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

If I Told You
Little Elizabeth
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