Resources

Resources

Mental health is personal, and you get to make decisions about your own process. The resources we point you to are just starting places – please talk to a professional if you’re feeling like you need support reaching or maintaining mental wellness.

Lots of art is so helpful, and makes it easy to feel like it's okay to share."
-M4MH Conference Session Attendee

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Stigma

Stigma is: Always untrue Always negative Can be felt toward yourself Stigma around mental illness includes having fixed ideas and judgments about mental illness and/or...

Mental Wellness

Mental wellness is a process that involves finding balance in life, including your social, intellectual, physical (diet, exercise, medication management, substance use), spiritual, economic and...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a specific form of anxiety characterized by repetitive, unwanted intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and irrational, excessive urges to do certain actions (compulsions)....

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New Doc Explores What It Means To “Hear Voices”

We all have something we might describe as “a little voice” in our heads, but how do we know when this voice steps outside the bounds of mental wellness? Some define that “little...

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New Film ‘Angst’ Brings Olympic Attention to Bullying, Anxiety, and Depression

Michael Phelps has an amazing amount of accomplishments adorning his athletic career. With 28 Olympic medals to his credit, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps seems to have a lock on the concept of victory....

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Five Little Ways to Celebrate World Mental Health Day

Readers! Friends! People who stumbled across this post entirely by accident! Tomorrow (October 10th) is World Mental Health Day! World Mental Health Day (#WMHD) is an initiative by the World Health Organization designed to...

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New Short Film ‘MENTAL’ Embodies the Struggle of Mental Illness

Some moments in life can only be fully captured with the help of movie magic. If you’ve ever lived with mental illness, then you know that the world can often feel distant and...

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News & Press

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Hanging – A Short Film Contributing to Mental Health Dialogue through Film

By: Kaelen Pelaia, Staff Writer  This past September, a short film contest put on by “Art with Impact” focused on mental health and its associated stigmas and dilemmas. The winner of the contest,...

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Bakersfield College workshop fights mental illness stigma

By Megan Fenwick Bakersfield College’s Student Health and Wellness Center hosted a Movies for Mental Health workshop for students in collaboration with Art With Impact, a charity organization that strives to destigmatize mental...

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TRU Showing Movies for Mental Health

In anticipation of #Movies4MentalHealth at Thompson Rivers University, Wellness Coordinator Chelsea Coorsi spoke with CFJC Midday: Everything Kamloops about the importance of the event on campus. See the original link here: http://cfjctoday.com/video/590602/cfjc-midday-tru-showing-movies-mental-health

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Art With Impact Adds Latest Film to Mental Health Short Film Collection

Short film “Still Here” demonstrates the power of art in healing mental health. SAN FRANCISCO, October 1, 2017 (Newswire.com) – ​Art With Impact (AWI) is excited to congratulate Britney Dennison for the film ‘Still Here’ which is...

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