New Directions in Medical Education

August 16th — Join faculty and students from Indianapolis' newest medical school to discuss the national physician shortage, the field of osteopathic medicine, the experience of being a first year medical student, and the practice of primary care in the 21st century.

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Coming Back with Wes Moore

Join WFYI for a screening of Coming Back with Wes Moore, a PBS program on servicemembers’ transition home, including the challenges of Post-Traumatic Stress. A discussion with U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly to follow the screening.

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A Conversation on Global Health

Changes in national health policies are a hot topic in Indy - so let's keep the conversation going. You'll hear important perspectives from leaders at Partners in Health, Unite for Sight, AMPATH, and Eli Lilly in a panel discussion. Then you'll have an opportunity to ask questions of your own.

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The Great Sickness

May 21st — IUPUI cultural anthropologist Dr. Cusack-McVeigh will talk about “The Great Sickness,” one of several epidemics that hit Alaska Native villages around the turn of the twentieth century.

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Shining Light Film Fest

April 24th - 26th — The Shining Light Film Fest highlights films and filmmakers that bring awareness to mental health, the realities of mental illness and the good news that recovery is possible.

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Opening Night Shining Light

"Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse" chronicles one man’s struggle with schizophrenia and examines the actions of the police officers responsible for his death, exposing a city grappling with accountability in the death of an innocent, unarmed man. In "End-Stigma" 6 diverse actresses perform poems around the theme of mental health, emotions and love.

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The Holding Cell

April 25th — THE HOLDING CELL is the story of one teenage girl's freefall into the harrowing world of prescription drug abuse and addiction. Based on true stories about real teenagers in Sarasota, Florida, THE HOLDING CELL begins as Skylar Thompson is dragged kicking and screaming into the county jail. As Skylar spends the night locked in a holding cell, she relives her dangerous romance with a teenage drug dealer, desperately trying to unravel the tangled web of her darkest days.

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3mates7seas

April 25th — Three Australian men - who, when they were boys, took on the challenge of surfing the 7 seas of the world - despite their average abilities - present the real, warts-and-all story of their 2 year journey. With the best intentions of preventing youth suicide, it's a miracle three Aussie mates survived this international surfing odyssey gone wrong.

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HEAR OUR VOICES: Transforming the Children’s Mental Health System

HEAR OUR VOICES tells the inspiring stories of nine children and young adults who are fighting to overcome their mental health issues. Their stories are framed by some of the nation's top mental healthcare experts, who contend that children's mental health issues are real and treatable, occurring with much greater frequency than most people imagine.

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Kinderen met Kopzorgen (Troubled Children)

This documentary portrays the daily routine of Riagg Rijmond's paediatric department's practitioners. Subjects such as how parents can handle children with psychiatric disorders, the pros and cons of diagnosing and raising children in a modern-day, demanding society, pass the review. How can children with a disorder and their parents - be helped and what does the rise of the number of children with a diagnosis tell us about today's society?

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Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

April 2nd — MPH Student Government to Host Campus-Wide Movie Screening of Escape Fire: "Join us as we kick off National Public Health Week by screening Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare. This documentary tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: how can we save our badly broken healthcare system?"

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