State Wide Resources
California’s Mental Health Stigma Reduction Movement. The website includes the opportunity to make a pledge, connect to social media, and gives you access to a free downloadable documentary “A New State of Mind”. The documentary is hosted by Glenn Close and highlights local individuals with lived experience telling their stories of recovery and hope.
A campaign focused at helping youth ‘get through tough times’ in ways that are accessible and comfortable for them. There are blogs and forums youth can participate in. There are videos and stories of other youth who have gotten through tough times and ways to share your own story.
A video competition aimed at engaging high school students in producing and submitting 60 second videos aimed at suicide prevention and stigma reduction. Each year hundreds of student groups submit videos; the winners are selected and receive recognition and awards. The winning videos are shared on this website for groups to use as conversation starters.
A stigma reduction campaign aimed at elementary and middle school children. There are printable materials and activities for teachers, educators and group facilitators, ready to use.
In interactive website where you can learn the warning signs for suicide and how to have a direct conversation with someone who may be in crisis. It provides information to local resources, and ways to connect and become an ambassador in your own right through social media. Together we have the power to make a difference, the power to save a life.
Art With Impact
Art With Impact uses short films to reduce the stigma toward mental illness. The goal is to connect people to global issues through art and media and provide opportunities to share their voices, time and talent in meaningful ways to reduce stigma toward mental illness. There is an open call to submit film projects, up to 5 minutes in length, of any genre, using mental health as the point of interest. Film topics may either be interpretive of mental health, or address it directly.
Connecting Veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives. This website allows for you to LISTEN to a variety of video stories, LEARN about topics that are relevant to your life experiences and LOCATE local resources that can help you get your life back on track.