A collection from the MARCH Mental Health Network of inspirational on-line creative activities.
Free activities and resources while you are stuck at home.
Free online boredom busting activities to keep children or adults entertained.
Art Refuge uses art and art therapy to support the mental health and well-being of people displaced due to conflict, persecution and poverty, both in the UK and internationally. Now, we are offering art as a thread to connect us with each other and offer hope and ways of coping through the coronavirus. Finding ways of coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and the community around you stronger.
Join Gareth Malone for his new initiative, a digital choir, to bring people together through song while they are social distancing or self-isolating due to Coronavirus. You can watch the sessions so far and just join in for fun HERE, or register to add your voice to the digital choir, HERE.
Let’s make marks, splash paint and create mini collages together! Enrol on a free on-line course.
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.
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.
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 grey 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.