Arts on Prescription: A Field Guide for US Communities offers a roadmap for communities to develop programs that formally integrate arts, culture, and nature resources into local health and social care systems.
Therapeutic Dawn is an upcoming project from Swerve which aims to create immersive content for those experiencing various health challenges.
The MUSIC CARE Conference by Room 217 invites care partners interested in the positive impact of music
MCC is a day of inspiration and information for anyone who wants to learn more about music in care.
211 Ontario Authors: United Way & the Government of Ontario Link: https://211ontario.ca Description: 211 is a helpline that easily connects people to the social services, programs and community supports they need. Published by: United Way and the Government of Ontario Country: Canada Language: English & French Type: Website, Toolkit
Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is excited to expand our ArtsCare program! We are seeking participant referrals and new therapeutic arts program proposals so that we can expand our ArtsCare programming this fall.
A “Slow-Looking” program at the National Museum in Warsaw, Poland is an innovative art therapy workshop for Ukrainian refugees.
Art therapy offers an alternative to medication for depression and anxiety (Robin Roberts, Healthing.ca)
Whether it’s music, clay or painting, research has shown that experiencing art makes us feel better. If only policymakers recognized the value.
Article in Healthing.ca by Robin Roberts
Mississauga, ON – October 27, 2022 Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Arts for Mental Health Award, family physician and advocate for social justice and mental health, Dr. Colin Saldanha. Sponsored by Bell Canada, this award recognizes the work of individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to arts for mental health initiatives and is presented at MAC’s gala fundraiser for the arts, the MACsquerade Ball, returning this year on December 1st, 2022 at Le Treport. “It is an honour to be recognized for this award. Throughout my long history of public service and… Read More »Mississauga Arts Council announces the winner of the Arts for Mental Health Award
Resource: The impact of the arts in helthcare on patients and service users: A critical review (Health and Social Care Community)
This review provides an updated evaluation of the emerging body of literature on the value of the arts in healthcare settings. Internationally, there is growing interest in the use of the arts in the healthcare context supported by the number of research studies reported in the nursing and medical literature.