Screening & Fundraiser hosted by Mental Health Providers Unite!
Mental Health Providers Unite! is hosting a fundraiser and screening of Crazy Wise. All funds raised will go to counseling scholarships for POC, immigrant, queer, and trans community members. MHPU! is partnering with community groups to provide scholarships. Following the movie, a panel will discuss the movie and various intersections of mental health as they impact our community.
$7-10 suggested donation; no one turned away for lack of funds
Come out to view this dynamic film, engage in discussion, and contribute to counseling scholarships!
Hope to see you there!
Mental Health Providers Unite! (MHPU!) organizes at the intersections of mental health and injustice to challenge systems of oppression. MHPU! is currently providing emotional support at protests/actions and organizes provider and community support groups in Portland.
To learn more about MHPU!
ABOUT CRAZY WISE:
What if a psychological crisis was seen as having the potential to be a positive transformative experience, instead of a “broken brain”?
Human-rights photographer Phil Borges witnessed how indigenous cultures around the world often identify “psychotic” symptoms as an indicator of shamanic potential.
Back in the US, Phil follows two young Americans diagnosed with “mental illness.” Adam, 27, suffers devastating side effects from medications before embracing meditation. Ekhaya, 32, survives several suicide attempts before spiritual training to become a traditional South African healer.
CRAZYWISE introduces mental health professionals and psychiatric survivors who see a psychological crisis as a potential growth experience, not a disease.