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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012

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Double Elephant Print Workshop - Print on Prescription; AHSW Award winner 2012

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AHSW Sub-Regional Leads required from Somerset and Wiltshire

AHSW is looking for members from Somerset and Wiltshire to represent their region as part of the AHSW Sub-Regional networks. The role of Sub-Regional lead is voluntary and the network is an important conduit for information to support AHSW's strategic work.

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Recovery South West

New mental health website seeks recovery stories

A new website, Recovery South West, is being launched, that gives people that have suffered mental health problems a chance to tell their story of how they have dealt with the issue and started on the journey of recovery.

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Evidence

Arts, health & wellbeing: reflections on a national seminar series and building a UK research network

An article published in 'Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice' on 10th May 2016 on the development of a national UK research network in arts and health. 

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Opportunities

Laughter Facilitation Skills course, aka laughter yoga with Joe.

Learn to integrate nls: natural laughter skills and laughter yoga in your personal and professional life, and generate your own sunshine at will. 25% AHSW Member discount!

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Arts & Health South West is a FREE MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATION for everyone with an interest in arts and health. Members can network with each other and receive regular e-bulletins with the latest news, events and opportunities as well as be included in an on-line Directory. Help us spread the word!

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Young Teens' Fashion Party

Tristana Rodriguez
Somerset NHS Partnership
Community Staff Nurse

I am a registered nurse with over 10 years experience, and have long believed in the benefits of creative arts and crafts as therapy. This has been of great benefit ...

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