Date: Thursday, May 19
Time: 4 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. CT / 2 p.m. MT / 1 p.m. PT
Duration: 60 minutes
RespectAbility is thrilled to present this conversation in partnership with Women In Film to celebrate the second annual Mental Health Action Day. As the global conversation around mental health continues, finding effective resources and knowing how to get help remains a challenge. Convened by MTV Entertainment Group, Mental Health Action Day was created with an open-source model that has effectively united and galvanized brands, organizational leaders, and cultural leaders to seamlessly integrate the message and spirit into their existing branding and voice. In today’s panel conversation, we will speak with a variety of Film & TV professionals to discuss ways to accurately and authentically represent mental health on-screen, while also prioritizing your own mental health in an industry that hasn’t traditionally given folks the space to do so. This event will have both live-captioning and an ASL interpreter for those who need or prefer it.
Moderator: Nikki Bailey
About WIF: WIF advocates for and advances the careers of women working in the screen industries – to achieve parity and transform culture. https://womeninfilm.org/
About Mental Health Action Day: Mental Health Action Day is an open-source movement of brands, organizations, and cultural leaders to drive culture from mental health awareness to mental health action. The second Mental Health Action Day will take place on May 19, 2022 with a mission to encourage and empower people to take their first steps towards mental health action — whether for themselves, for their loved ones or to advocate for systemic changes, because mental health is health. Learn more at www.mentalhealthactionday.org