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ARTLIFT arts on prescription scheme in GP surgeries across Gloucestershire

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ARTLIFT arts on prescription scheme in GP surgeries across Gloucestershire

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AHSW Annual Conference 2017

24th Nov in Bristol: A packed programme of keynotes, workshops and performance. Practical insights into what's happening with Social Prescribing and arts and health work across the South West. 

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Third Northern Ireland Mental Health Film and Arts Festival kicks off in May

The third Northern Ireland Mental Health Film and Arts Festival is being held in May.In its first three years, the Northern Ireland Mental Health Film and Arts Festival has reached over 7,000 people and this year’s festival promises to widen its appeal even further.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Music Care Training Course

A three level training programme that prepares caregivers to use music in their care practice with increased confidence and theoretical understanding 

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Louisa Newman
NHS Bristol (Bristol Public Health)
Arts on Referral Project Manager

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