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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 its 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...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a response to a traumatic event or series of events. Something that is traumatic for one person might not...

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Creatively Connected
Exploring the Humanity of Isolation and Connection: The Creatively Connected Film Festival is Accepting Submissions Now!

The supermarket, your bedroom, or 30,000 feet in the air: in this modern era of smartphones and other devices, anywhere you can get cell phone service or a wi-fi signal, you’re connected. With...

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Chance the Rapper Opens Up About Anxiety, PTSD

If you’re into music (and even if you’re not), chances are you’ve heard of Chance the Rapper. The 23-year-old rapper, singer and songwriter from Chicago has been making an ever-increasing splash in the music industry...

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Love, Relationships, and Mental Illness in THE OTHER HALF

Even at their best and freshest and easiest, relationships can be incredibly difficult. The reason why obstacles and struggles of relationships are often so tricky is because the they’re never quite where we expect...

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I Am Another You
Review Round-Up: I AM ANOTHER YOU

Some days, it can be incredibly tempting to run away and leave your life behind. Most of us, however, get over the desire to do away with the life we’ve established for ourselves in...

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News & Press

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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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Mia's Story
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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Mental Health Does Not Define Me
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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