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Berkeley Vale Health Community Arts Project; AHSW Award winner 2012

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Gloucestershire Museum

Art psychotherapy groups in Gloucestershire museums help with mental health issues

2gether NHS Foundation Trust has been using Gloucestershire’s museums to provide a different environment for art psychotherapy sessions for people experiencing mental health issues.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Call for Abstracts: the International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium.

The Symposium will showcase and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Deadline: 12pm, 25th September.

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Fractal Art

Vienna Barley
Redhead Arts
Artist

I am an artist specializing in fractal art. My main area of interest is the connection of fractal art and the reduction of stress. I use electroluminescent sheets to backlight ...

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