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Arts and musical activities for health have been explored in contexts including treatment of acute and long-term conditions, health prevention, health literacy, and health promotion. In our current political and economic climate, which is forcing a reassessment of human priorities, and where wellbeing is a declared government priority, arts in health offer a professional, value-for-money contribution to mainstream health care. They can contribute to shortening the length of hospital stay, reduce patient medication and lower reliance on GP consultation.

We aim to support the recovery of service users, both as inpatients and in the community. The field of ‘Arts, Health and Wellbeing,’ has witnessed a remarkable growth of interest over the last 20 years. Seminal work has been produced from the beginning of the millennium, which has led to the emergence of the arts and music as topics in health science beyond therapy.

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Established in 2016 by Professor Stephen Clift, on behalf of the Special Interest Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing within the Royal Society for Public Health, the Repository was made possible through funding from the Lankelly Chase Foundation. Over six years it has amassed over 700 key documents and aims to be the permanent online resource for the growing range of professionals as the Arts and Health sectors grow and become more pertinent to addressing key health issues both in the UK and internationally. The Repository for Arts and Heath Resources houses a range of ‘grey literature’ and other resources not easily found on the main websites dedicated to covering arts for health practice as it has grown and diversified. At the heart of the Repository is an online, searchable database, housing over seven hundred documents that chart the development of the Arts and Health movement in the UK and internationally, from 1996 onwards.

  • The peer review process takes approximately weeks, depending on a number of factors.
  • 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.
  • We want more people to experience the arts and culture for the benefit of their health and wellbeing.
  • Creative activities as an important source of enjoyment, connection, solace and meaning throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Works of art can create a welcoming, uplifting space that increases a feeling of wellbeing and promotes a positive experience of care.
  • Articles which need major revision and/or a second round of reviews will require additional time and will be considered for a later issue.

The Journal of Applied Arts and Health discourages research studies that are predominantly non-artistic in nature. JAAH provides a vehicle for high quality research and forward-thinking scholarly activity embracing multifaceted understandings of aesthetic modes of engagement. Contributors include eminent and experienced workers and scholars in the field, but JAAH strongly encourages cutting-edge contemporary and experimental work from emerging practitioners. JAAH provides a prominent platform for artistic research in addressing the art as evidence base in applied arts and health. It provides a forum for publication and debate of arts in health care and health promotion.

Harps Online Event Series

We will be looking at sustainability in creativity and mental health with a focus on co-production. To order online only subscriptions , print and online, print subscriptions and print single issues for the current year and most recent two back volumes, full journals and subject collections. We have recently released a new website commissioned by the GLA, containing the Arts and Culture Social Prescribing Mythbuster Guide. The resources include information, resources, case studies, podcasts and an animation for anyone interested in cultural social prescribing in London. We know that many of you are keen to get involved in cultural social prescribing but don’t know where to start. We were commissioned by the Greater London Authority to produce this Mythbusting Guide.

The Power Of The Arts For Health And Wellbeing

They offer personalised non-medical health strategies that support many of the declared NHS outcomes, including improving the effectiveness of care and quality of patient experience. Thriving Communities is a new national support programme for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups, supporting communities impacted by COVID-19 in England, working alongside social prescribing link workers. The fund will help you to share your learning, gain new ideas, access funding and develop partnerships across sectors.

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