Art With Impact Blog

Art With Impact Blog

Art With Impact promotes mental wellness by creating space for young people to learn and connect through art and media. Our weekly blogs inform about the latest films, documentaries and campaigns (the good and the bad) that are using art as a way to express realities of mental illness and to break barriers of understanding issues related mental health.

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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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The Intricacies of PTSD Are Explored in Forthcoming Film ‘MENSCH’

If you’ve ever been called a “mensch,” don’t worry — it’s a good thing. “Mensch” is a Yiddish term of endearment meaning “a person of integrity and honor,” and it’s also the name of...

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Independent Film ‘CHANGEOVER’ Takes Intimate Look at Teen Mental Health

As you may remember from your teen years, everything that happens to you is multiplied in intensity and dramatics by roughly 1,000. Although it can be equal parts amusing and maddening, it’s natural....

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A Film About Love: This Was My Therapy

If you’d asked me four years ago where I would be in 2017 I would have told you I’d be famous. I’d have explained how I’d move to a city where I would...

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Demi Lovato Continues Mental Health Advocacy with New Doc ‘BEYOND SILENCE’

There are some people who just seem impervious to mental illness. That preconception, of course, is silly. We are all equally susceptible to mental illness, and you could argue that those in the...

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