The Focus of Our Efforts
We at ARTISTS FOR MENTAL HEALTH strongly believe in collaboration and the impact it can have on our community. Below are some collaborations & projects that we have had the privilege of being a part of.
SISU LABEL COLLABORATION
We were thrilled to collaborate with SISU Label. After months of design talks we launched our official t-shirt in November of 2019. With each purchase 20% would be donated to the organization of our choice: Mental Health America
Go check out @SISULABEL on Instagram
Mental Health America: https://www.mhanational.org
MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION WORKSHOP
Mindful Self-Compassion is a mindfulness-based compassion practice. The workshop was led by Sarah, a instructor trained with the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion (https://centerformsc.org/).
“The practices will allow each person to explore their own journey with being mindful and self-compassionate. By first being mindful we can recognize what we are feeling and begin to address those feelings. One of the ways we can address these feelings is by being self-compassionate. This allows us to approach emotional challenges with more attention, kindness and care.”
THE A4MH WELLNESS SERIES
We were very grateful to be able to host our first online Wellness Series via ZOOM thanks to The Canadian Red Cross & Employment and Social Development Canada.
(January 4, 2021- February 17, 2021)
COVID-19 has caused isolation and uncertainty amongst everyone. We decided to bring the community together for a Wellness Series (at not charge) that included Mindful Self Compassion, Meditation & Yoga, and Informative Workshops.
When we all come together and help one another we can make a bad situation better!
FABULIST THEATRE COLLABORATION
"Fabulist Theatre has always found a charity to donate to which falls in line thematically with their productions. While not directly related, the company rightfully believes that Artists For Mental Health’s cause resonated with the messages of Dracula. The change in season, holidays, people and life changes in general can cause a drain on anyone's mental health, especially artists who have to deal with all this and being in shows."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
For Dracula: A Modern Radio Play, Fabulist Theatre donated 50% to Artists For Mental Health and 50% to Fabulist so they could continue to create content and support artists and community groups. ⠀
For our first ever creative & collaborative event our founder Kathryn Robinson decided to set up a Mental Health photoshoot to bring together like-minded individuals. With over 12 beautiful volunteers (compromised of actors, models, writers, make-up artists, and photographers)
Artists for Mental Health was born in 2018.
Create to love, cope and bring about community.
View Gallery: HERE