Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) is partnering with IDONTMIND to offer a Write on! class focused specifically on young LGBTQIA+ adults ages 18-25. Write On! is a writing and advocacy program for individuals who want to become powerful storytellers and self-advocates.
If you are selected to participate, you will:
- advance your skills as a writer
- learn how to use writing as a therapeutic tool in recovery
- develop the confidence to share your work at public events or through online media channels
- become a vital part of educating your community on stigma and mental health
Classes will run virtually via Zoom on Thursdays beginning March 16th and ending April 27th with a “live” virtual reading on May 3rd. Class time will be 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. All interested participants must complete the following application to be considered for entry into the Write On! program. Class size is limited to 25 participants.
Janet Reynolds, creator of MHC’s Write On! program and Remi Kyek, MHC’s Chief Experience Officer joined Kristina Benoist to discuss how Write On! is helping people to find their voice. Read the article here.
IDONTMIND is a mental health campaign with a mission to inspire open conversations about mental health and to provide free resources, education, and encouragement for anyone who needs it. Whether you’re living with a mental illness or working to improve your overall mental health, IDONTMIND offers an inclusive community where all are welcome and healing is possible. Learn more here.
This class is offered completely free with support from: