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ART Rx: Here’s why the Mississauga Arts Council wants to start a ‘social prescription’ pilot in Peel

From depression and concussion recovery to MS, arts have helped Mississauga residents take back their lives Published on The Mississauga News website on October 7, 2021. When Christine Long learned she had multiple sclerosis, it hit very suddenly while she was walking across a parking lot. “It felt like something was tearing inside my brain,” she said, explaining she quickly ended up in hospital unable to use the right side of her body, unable to focus her eyes, sick to her stomach, speechless. “It was pretty frightening,” she said, remembering the long hospital stay and rehabilitation. When released from hospital,… Read More »ART Rx: Here’s why the Mississauga Arts Council wants to start a ‘social prescription’ pilot in Peel

Arts + Mental Health Datathon

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Mississauga Arts Council in partnership with Mass Culture present a 3-day Datathon to share stories and collect research on the importance of the arts and arts programs for mental health.