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A useful source of information for anyone interested in how applied arts and humanities can enhance physical and mental health and well-being.
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All Party Parliamentary Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing | Arts Health and Wellbeing

“Information on new All Party Parliamentary Group on arts, health & wellbeing from @LAHFArtsHealth http://t.co/wzyuVSdK80”
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The arts and humanities play a critical role in the development of vibrant communities.

The arts and humanities play a critical role in the development of vibrant communities. | Arts and Health | Scoop.it
Providing a historic look at how society has understood the value of the arts and humanities, Jason M. Kelly argues that today's scholarship has largely framed itself around the context of the neol...
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Growing Role of Arts in Healthcare

(N)ever heard of art in health? Well, here's the gist: The field of Arts in Healthcare aims to transform the healthcare experience by connecting people with the power of the arts at key moments in their lives. This field integrates the arts, including literary, performing and visual arts, and design, into a wide variety of healthcare and community settings for therapeutic, educational, and expressive purposes.
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Promoting Aboriginal health through the arts: overview of supported projects

Promoting Aboriginal health through the arts: overview of supported projects | Arts and Health | Scoop.it
This paper provides an overview of organisations and arts projects VicHealth supports and explores the role of arts in Aboriginal culture and the associated positive health impacts.
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Arts participation can play a large part in community health ...

“ I believe that enhanced collaboration and communication between arts and community service organizations is an important first step in developing more community engaged art projects in London. I am currently compiling a review of ...”
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A clearer view on the healing power of the arts

A clearer view on the healing power of the arts | Arts and Health | Scoop.it
Florence Nightingale was a practical, highly experienced nurse who advocated the role of beauty, aesthetics and nature in medical practice.
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National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing national organisations meeting

National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing national organisations meeting | Arts and Health | Scoop.it
“I was back in London on Tuesday to take part in the National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing national organisations meeting. Damian Hebron from the London Arts & Health Forum reported o...”
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Arts and Health ‘Seeing into the life of things’

Arts and Health ‘Seeing into the life of things’ | Arts and Health | Scoop.it
“ Andrew Potter was recently appointed interim Chair of the London Arts in Health Forum. He has played a leading role in a number of arts organisations, but he is a comparative newcomer to this field...”
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Arts and Health: an interview with Professor Norma Daykin - HLS Research Blog - UWE Bristol

Arts and Health: an interview with Professor Norma Daykin - HLS Research Blog - UWE Bristol | Arts and Health | Scoop.it
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Creating to Heal: Creative Arts and Health Certificate | The New School for Public Engagement

“ A career in therapy, healthcare, and social work requires passion, ingenuity, and more than a little commitment. The Creative Arts and Health certificate pro...”
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West Midlands Arts and Health Wellbeing - Events

West Midlands Arts and Health Wellbeing - Events | Arts and Health | Scoop.it
Arts & Heealth Event 5th Aug in Coventry: http://t.co/jn66w9dIJM

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Want to improve your wellbeing? Here's a quick guide to joining a choir - The Times (subscription)

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Want to improve your wellbeing? Here's a quick guide to joining a choir
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Forget those hopelessly impractical new year's resolutions.
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