Wellness In Words is an arts-based mental health workshop that uses short films as creative catalysts to engage participants in free-writing and poetry exercises, empowering them to explore mental health in a brave space.
This workshop is designed and intended for everyone, poetry novices and experts alike. The workshop consists of facilitated discussion, two short films from Art With Impact’s library, and guided free writing and poetry activities. The event culminates with a presentation of accessible mental health resources, empowering participants to seek support and heal as individuals and as a community. Together, participants engage in discussion and a creative process that allows them to: Immerse themselves in an emotional experience through short, five-minute films. Explore how the themes and ideas brought up intersect with their own lives and experiences. Express their thoughts and feelings through poetry.