Arts in health programmes across the country, indeed across the world, are using diverse and dynamic disciplines in a variety of health, care and community settings for expressive, restorative, educational and therapeutic purposes. Some work preventively, some enhance recovery, others improve the quality of life for people with long-term or terminal conditions. The creative arts help make sense of our human condition, making room for the heart and soul to be heard. They encourage active engagement with the world around us, help people to keep learning, connect with each other and contribute to their communities. We support artists, creative practitioners and health professionals across the whole of London and beyond. Promoting excellence and engagement in the field of arts and wellbeing, and extending the reach of the arts to communities and individuals who would otherwise be excluded.
- JAAH provides a prominent platform for artistic research in addressing the art as evidence base in applied arts and health.
- Single articles can be purchased on a pay-per-view basis via IngentaConnect, or via Copyright Clearance Center’s Get It Now Service, or from the British Library’s Document Supply Service.
- Contributors include eminent and experienced workers and scholars in the field, but JAAH strongly encourages cutting-edge contemporary and experimental work from emerging practitioners.
- We are a member led organisation and have spent a lot of the past year talking and listening to our members.
- The journal defines ‘health’ broadly to include physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, occupational, social and community health.
- The aim of the report is to improve awareness of the benefits that the arts can bring to health and wellbeing, and to stimulate progress towards making these benefits a reality in the UK.
People in recovery from substance misuse in the UK, Italy and Turkey have collaboratively developed a manifesto that attempts to humanise the face of addiction. A Gentle Haunting.This short film was made by Clive Parkinson for the New South Wales arts festival and conference, ArtState, for Vic McEwan’s exploration around suicide – One for Sorrow, Two for Joy on Friday 6th November 2020. As a registered charity we are only able to continue to provide the information and resources found on this site if we continue to receive charitable donations and grants.
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This editorial team for this special collection is happy to accept the full range of article types Frontiers offer. We are keen to receive accounts of creative partnership working between artists, people with lived experience, and researchers that can be presented through case studies, including accounts of community projects. Arts for health is all about the positive effect that active engagement with the arts can have on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.
An independent charity that will lead the development of social prescribing across England to help arts and culture play an important role in community healthcare. Arts for Health is the longest established organisation of its sort, with specialism in research, advocacy and development across the UK and internationally. It works with a broad coalition of partners to better understand the impact of creativity, culture and the arts on health and well-being. As this agenda gains wider political and public attention, Arts for Health continues to lead by example, delivering work that is driven by strong core values and a focus on social change.
Arts & Health South West is a learning, advocacy, networking and development organisation. We want more people to experience the arts and culture for the benefit of their health and wellbeing. We provide learning programmes and resources, advocate with decision-makers and funders, deliver networking events, and support the development of partnerships and collaborations. The aim of the report is to improve awareness of the benefits that the arts can bring to health and wellbeing, and to stimulate progress towards making these benefits a reality in the UK.
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Our work is focused on creating more opportunities for Londoners with the least access, and the most to gain, to engage meaningfully with the arts. We deliver a yearly Creativity and Wellbeing Festival that went from a small London festival to national in 2019 and saw over 50,000 attendees taking part in around 600 events. With their unique mixes of varied contributions from Original Research to Review Articles, Research Topics unify the most influential researchers, the latest key findings and historical advances in a hot research area! Find out more on how to host your own Frontiers Research Topic or contribute to one as an author. You can also read more about our work here, our network here and our governance here. Creative activities as an important source of enjoyment, connection, solace and meaning throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
Articles which need major revision and/or a second round of reviews will require additional time and will be considered for a later issue. We are holistic in approach and believe the arts and humanities have a crucial role to play in medical training, clinician wellbeing and awareness. We believe the arts help us to see and value the patient as a whole person, not just an illness or symptom. We believe the arts will contribute to a culture within health services that is more supportive, empowering, enlightened, personal and humane. We are the leading support sector organisation, advocate and expert for arts and health in London. Through our activities, we work to promote, develop and support the understanding of what the arts can do to contribute to a healthy society, in London and nationally, and by so doing to encourage the use of the arts in settings beyond the mainstream.
The journal is supported by the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association . We are a member led organisation and have spent a lot of the past year talking and listening to our members. We have focused on digital solutions during the lockdown and explored ways of supporting a sector in crisis. Leeds Arts Health and Wellbeing Network was launched in 2019 to enable different sectors to work together, supporting Leeds residents to enjoy fulfilling lives. Single articles can be purchased on a pay-per-view basis via IngentaConnect, or via Copyright Clearance Center’s Get It Now Service, or from the British Library’s Document Supply Service. VAT will be charged, where applicable, at the standard rate for online only orders, and on the online component of institutional subscriptions (50% of the price).