Creative music-making sessions in a non-judgemental, inclusive and enjoyable atmosphere. Lifemusic is designed to promote well-being, enhance relationships, enrich lives and strengthen communities. It can be used by both musically trained and untrained individuals.
The writing for wellbeing organisation – Lapidus promotes writing and words for wellbeing through its work with other organisations and support of its members who are interested in, or working with others to encourage, the use of writing for health and wellbeing.
Tackling stigma through creative sharing. A forum for sharing experiences not only in story form but through art. Supporting small companies, workshops and events that aid good mental health and promote creativity and healthy living.
Located in Bath and North East Somerset, Creativity Works use the power of the creative process to make a real difference to peoples’ lives – inspiring and empowering them to explore, develop and grow. Run creative courses for people living with mental health challenges, or facing difficulties in their lives.
Vancouver artist Sandra Yuen MacKay talks about her experience of mental illness and how over many years of struggle she has become an author, artist and public speaker on mental health issues.
Promote art from people of all abilities, who feel marginalised from the mainstream art world. Facilitate workshops to help reduce stigma, enable social interaction and to encourage artistic practice. Also share news, articles and write features on art and mental health.
A community of bakers and makers committed to ending the stigma surrounding mental illness one gray cake at a time.
A voice and resource for arts and health activity – resources to support your own work, and examples of the ways that creative activity can benefit the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.