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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...

Substance Abuse

Substance abuse refers to the harmful use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and drugs. Substance use can lead to addiction and dependence, creating a condition...

Suicide

Suicidality can be experienced by anyone, and it could be part of mental illness diagnosis or not. Approximately 90% of individuals who die by suicide...

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New Doc ‘RxRun’ Explores the Connection Between Running and Mental Wellness

Two facts about me: I have been running about four times per week for the last three years; I am absolutely terrible at it. My relationship with running has always been a rocky one. My...

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Call for Submissions: 25th Annual Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival!

If you’re reading this, I’d like for you to take a moment to think about something incredible that happened in 1993. Perhaps just slightly more iconic than shoulder pads and brightly-patterned man-vests is...

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Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’ Receives Criticism for Dramatized Suicide

Over the years, films and television series aimed at teens often end up attracting an audience of all ages, (Twilight, anyone?), which is why it’s really no surprise that Netflix’s latest teen drama,...

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Short Doc ‘Looking for Luke’ Fulfills a Mission of Healing and Advocacy

Navigating the college experience can be a tricky experience even in the best of circumstances. Luke Tang was a popular and intelligent college student living what many would consider to be the higher-education...

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Movies for Mental Health aims to get rid of stigma and educate students on resources

Movies for Mental Health will show three short films that facilitate a helpful conversation around mental health. Natalie Daley, the program director at Art with Impact Canada, said that this short film festival...

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Short Film About Teen Depression Wins Art With Impact’s February 2017 Short Film Competition on Mental Health

San Francisco, California, March 1, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Art With Impact (AWI) is excited to congratulate Vicki Kisner for the film ‘Mia’s Story’ which is the March 2017 addition to AWI’s OLIVE Film...

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Acadia University Fights Stigma of Mental Illness Through Film

Medavie Health Foundation supports ‘Movies for Mental Health’ youth event to create dialogue and action FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2017 Wolfville, Nova Scotia – Art With Impact Canada is proud to partner...

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Short Film ‘Mental Health Does Not Define Me’ Wins Art With Impact’s February 2017 Short Film Competition on Mental Health

Art With Impact (AWI) is excited to congratulate Roberto Morelia for the film ‘Mental Health Does Not Define Me’ which became the latest addition to AWI’s OLIVE Film Collection. The short film follows...

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