Thomas College to Host Free Screening of Film Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety

Published: Monday, September 24, 2018

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WATERVILLE, MAINE, September 2018 — Thomas College is hosting a free screening of the film “Angst”: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety at Thomas College’s Ayotte Auditorium on October 2 at 6 p.m. This special screening is free and open to the public.

“Angst”, an Indie Flix Original Documentary, is a 56-minute film that explores anxiety, its causes, effects, and what we can do about. It features many people of all ages who suffer from anxiety, including Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps.

“Anxiety continues to be the most common struggle that students present with at college counseling centers across the country,” said Thomas College Counselor and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Carol Jollotta. “By sharing this film at Thomas College, we are hoping to let students who are struggling know that they are not alone.  Additionally, we are hoping that people who don’t have an anxiety disorder will walk away with a better understanding of the experience and be better able to support their friends and loved ones who do struggle.”

About Thomas College: Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Thomas College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs ranging from business, entrepreneurship, and technology, to education, criminal justice, and psychology. Its Guaranteed Job Program, the first of its kind in the nation, is built on students’ academic, career, and leadership preparation. Thomas is also home to the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation and the Center for Innovation in Education. Money Magazine recently ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates. For more information, visit www.thomas.edu or contact MacKenzie Riley Young at rileym@thomas.edu or 207-859-1313.

 

 

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