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
Learn about the Perley Health long term care home’s Therapeutic Recreation and Creative Arts Program for long term care residents
From depression and concussion recovery to MS, arts have helped Mississauga residents take back their lives Article by Eva Amsen, Published on Forbes.com on October 19, 2021. “Doctors in Brussels are prescribing museum visits to their patients who are struggling with stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Museum therapy isn’t new and doctors in other places, such as Montreal, have also been prescribing visits to the local art museum as therapy. Not all programs are the same, though, but researchers have been studying whether these interventions are effective.” … “In 2018, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Médecins francophones… Read More »What Do We Know About Doctor-Prescribed Museum Visits? (Eva Amsen, Forbes.com)
Social Prescription news from Belgium. Patients suffering from stress will be offered prescriptions to visit public museums.