The Creative Health: Arts for Mental Health & Well-Being

Author: All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health & Well-being



This resource uncovers 9 key areas to demonstrate how the art impact our aid recovery / support longer lives better lived, to help with challenges facing health & social care: ageing, long-term conditions, loneliness& mental health as well as how the arts can help save money in the health service & social care. Further, the goal of this paper is to spread awareness of the benefits the arts can bring to health & wellbeing. The document uncovers evidence, policy/commissioning/funding, place/environment/ community, childhood/adolescence, young adulthood, working-age adulthood, older adulthood and end of life. Topics that focus on arts impact specifically.

Publication Date: July 2017

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English

Type: Reports/Papers