The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health explores personal and community health and wellness strategies using visual arts mediums. She is also an independent art curator and has held a variety of project co-ordination and management roles in the arts industry and the tertiary education sector. Both projects addressed key action points in the Arts Council of Wales Arts in Health and Wellbeing Action Plan and the Welsh Government Together for Mental Health: A Strategy for Mental Health and Wellbeing in Wales.
Dr. Michael Myers, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and a leader in physician health and wellbeing also stresses deeply depressed physicians still feel the effects of the stigma of mental illness. Featuring ‘Creative Check Up’, A Reflective Practice 1day Masterclass, Film Screening, Tour of the Art Trail, Musical entertainment in the Hospital Atrium, and Staff Arts for Health event.
Americans for the Arts releases a statement about the importance of artists and creative workers being able to acquire and maintain affordable healthcare insurance at a time when Congress is working to repeal and replace” portions of ACA. The report establishes the clear connection between participation in the arts and positive individual and civic behaviors.
Investigating the relationship between art and health offers some interesting ways to bridge these 2 important areas of inquiry and perhaps provide timely and important insights into each. The centre also offers consultation and advice to services establishing arts and health programmes and regularly gives presentations on its work, within both medical and arts settings.
The culmination was the unique Arts and Alzheimers seminar,where Ian’s new work was performed. With popularity growing in natural health sciences, a number of holistic health programs can lead to a degree. Your donation supports programs that raise awareness about the vital role the non-profit arts industry plays in our state’s economy, in schools, in the healthcare field and in our hometowns.