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​Student films showcase why mental health mattersFebruary 26, 2018 Category: NewsBack to News Page

Once again, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) has partnered with local schools for its annual Film Festival with a theme that hits close to home for today’s youth.

With the opening of RVH’s Simcoe Muskoka Regional Child and Youth Mental Health program, this year’s Film Festival called for submissions related to mental health well-being and/or the importance of having child and youth mental health services in our region.
 
This year’s theme was: Making Mental Health Matter: How are you making a difference? RVH received an impressive 17 film submissions from local schools all showcasing why mental health remains an important topic for students and staff.
 
Participating schools from the Simcoe County District School Board this year include Ardagh Bluffs Public School, Innisdale Secondary School, Terry Fox Elementary School and Warnica Public School. View the videos on RVH's YouTube channel. All films will be reviewed by a panel of judges from RVH, Simcoe County District School Board and Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board.
 
The winning films from each category – Junior (JK – Grade 6) and Senior (Grade 7 and up) - will be announced on March 8.
 
More details are available in the media release from RVH.