McGill University presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

McGill University presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

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A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films, mindfulness activities, & panel discussion with students & mental health resources.

About this event

Movies for Mental Health (Online) is a 2-hour virtual workshop that uses the power of film to unite folks in community, connection, and conversation.

This stream in particular focuses on mental health impacts of sexual violence on both individuals and communities, with the goal of creating more supportive communities for survivors.

This interactive, online experience will feature an anonymous, chat-based discussion on mental health, sexual violence, the stigma that frequently surrounds these issues, and media portrayals of both sexual violence and mental health.

Following this will be a live screening of three award-winning short films, therapeutic activities to consciously connect minds and bodies, and a collective exploration around what the work means for us as individuals.

The event will culminate in a panel of lived-experience speakers and mental health resources for survivors, empowering us to share our own stories, access support available to us, and offer support to our friends, family, and peers.