The integration of the arts into the patient experience has a positive impact on health outcomes. On Friday, November 20, those committed to Arts in Healthcare initiatives came together at the University Medical Center of Princeton in Plainsboro. In encountering familiar works as well as art that is entirely new to them, participants have been able to reflect upon the importance of their own mental health.
This provides a rich field for study and reflection, and by its very complexity lends itself to interdisciplinary study and research. Jackie Askew is based in Liscannor, Co. Clare and has exhibited regularly over the past twenty years, with solo exhibitions at The Mermaid Arts Centre, Dunamaise Arts Centre, The Riverbank Arts Centre and County Hall, Kilkenny.
Careers in healing arts that entail herbal medicine include acupuncture, Oriental medicine, homeopathy, naturopathy, and holistic health practitioners. During 2013, the Alliance participated in a major national consultation on a National Framework for Arts and Health which was endorsed by Australian Health and Arts Ministers.
In 1993 Professor Bashir was appointed the Clinical Director of Mental Health Services for the Central Sydney Area Health Service, a position she held until appointed Governor on 1 March 2001. You will find informative case studies produced by a wide range of arts and health practitioners and a resources area designed to help you with your projects.
In addition, Regina serves as a parent advisor to the Garrett County School Board Health Advisory Committee. This funding round is focused on young adults aged 18 to 25 and the Foundation is specifically interested in projects that will have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of young adults who face ongoing health challenges.