Webinars

Let’s talk about it: Using film to start conversations about mental health

Dates
Registration will close on September 24, 2019.

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Dates
The pre-event opens on June 29, 2022. Registration will close on September 24, 2019.

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Dates
The main event opens on September 24, 2019. Registration will close on September 24, 2019.

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Dates
The post event opens on September 24, 2019. Post-event will close on October 1, 2019.

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Dates
The public archive opens on October 1, 2019.

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It’s well-known that early intervention and prevention are the most effective ways to address mental illness, but starting a conversation with students about mental health can be hard. While films and videos are great ways to introduce the topic, they also present unique challenges such as triggering audience members. Over the past few years, 10 Albertan post-secondary campuses have collaborated with the charity Art With Impact Canada (AWIC) to create brave, film-based spaces to safely explore mental health issues and connect students with resources. In this webinar you will hear from a few of these campuses, and provide your feedback for how AWIC can better serve our region through a Train-the-Leader model that has the potential to embed arts-based dialogue in our schools.

To view the film that attendees watched together during the webinar, please visit https://artwithimpact.org/film/little-elizabeth/. If you have any questions, please contact Natalie at [email protected]. We have also started a group on the Community Hub where we will be continuing this conversation.

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