Youth Awareness Program presents Movies for Mental Health: Combatting Stigma

Free event for Montreal-based high school students featuring mental health education, a short film viewing and resource panel.


Date:October 25, 2016, 2016
Time:10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1379 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C6 Canada

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Workshop Evaluation

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92% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
53% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being


Au Contraire Film Festival The Au Contraire Film Festival (ACFF) showcases edgy, thought provoking films that explore mental health issues from a multitude of perspectives.
The Rossy Family Foundation Based in Montreal, the Rossy Family Foundation funds initiatives in mental health, health care, education and the arts, with a particular emphasis on creating awareness around student mental health. They are a partner of Art With Impact Canada to expand film-based educational programming into Montreal area high schools.
Medavie Health Foundation Medavie Health Foundation is focused on three core causes of particular concern to Canadians – child and youth mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder, and type 2 diabetes. It aims to bring organizations and communities together through collaborative multi-year partnerships and to support grassroots, community-based initiatives through an annual grants program and is a partner of Art With Impact's Quebec and Maritime programming.  
A great event for understanding mental illness and the stigma around it "
-Student Attendee

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