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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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a group of conditions that cause serious emotional and physical problems, involving extreme food and weight issues. There are many types of...

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...

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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Film tips for staying within a short time frame!

In this generation, content that consists of short and quick messages is the best way to get as many viewers as possible. As Victor O’Frank (filmmaker behind Purpose) says, “in the age of social...

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How to tell one thing well – Strategies to improve your storyline!

Hello filmmakers, mental health advocates, and all around change-makers! Eager to learn some tips that will help enhance your films? We’ve got you covered. Our last blog posts focused on how to write...

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How to write an authentic and compelling character: Part 2

Hello filmmakers! Have you read our most recent post on how to write an authentic and compelling character? This week, we have part two of this topic and some more helpful tips that...

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ON THE BLOG: Maintaining mental wellness during summer breaks

By Dale John Allen Fellow students, fellow filmmakers, fellow ambassadors…Summer has arrived and it is glorious…in theory. In reality it can actually be quite overwhelming. So much time off and much less responsibility....

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Recent Winners

Our winning films are selected by a rotating jury of filmmakers, mental health professionals and students.

Aug
2018
Strange Fruit
Jul
2018
A Short Film About Anxiety
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2018
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