Illuminate Project: Youth Mental Health & Art Therapy

From September 2023 to August 2024, the Illuminate program promises to engage, educate, and empower, highlighting the power of art therapy and creative expression in improving youth mental health.

Want to gain valuable experience and support a good cause? Apply to be a volunteer!

Welcoming Words Fundraising Event & Literary Workshop

Join us Saturday, November 18th 2023 at 6pm EST as we transform our building into a thriving hive of artistic activity. Connect with local artists, purchase their unique art pieces and merchandise, and contribute to our cause. Participate in our creative writing workshop, focusing on poetry and journal writing, offering a safe space for individuals to share their work, learn new skills, and express themselves freely.

For more information about the Welcoming Words fundraising event, click here.

International Virtual Conference

On January 6th, 2024, from 3pm–6pm EST, we proudly present a three-hour international virtual conference. Our panel features a blend of education professionals, mental health experts, and youth ambassadors ready to share their valuable experiences and insights. Enjoy an interactive Q&A session and leave with digital gift bags and a certificate of participation.

Free Weekly Art & Writing Therapy Workshops

From April to August 2024, we are offering free weekend workshops, providing two hours of art therapy and two hours of writing therapy. These sessions are dedicated to helping Montreal’s youth navigate their mental health challenges through creative outlets and skill-building. Illuminate aims to foster understanding, encourage dialogue, and provide effective therapeutic strategies for mental health through the transformative power of art and creative expression. Join us as we embark on this illuminating journey, casting light on youth mental health, and inspiring creative leaders within our community.