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Effervescent: Social Alchemy, How Long Would You Wait? Project to encourage early referral for Psychosis.

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Effervescent: Social Alchemy, How Long Would You Wait? Project to encourage early referral for Psychosis.

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that are not currently receiving mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Soundwall in action

SOUNDWALL

Andy Dollerson tells AHSW about the permanent projected audio visual interactive installation he recently created for the children's ward at Poole NHS hospital.

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The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Seeking Arts Approaches in Health practices

A research project is looking for UK examples of specific programmes that use arts approaches amongst people recovering from addictions. These might be based in hospitals or in community locations.

The project would also like to hear about any UK training programmes for healthcare staff that aim to help workers on how to use the arts with people recovering from addictions.

Any help greatly appreciated. If you can think of any examples please email your information to: Theo.stickley@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 

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Southbourne Creative Hub CiC

The Southbourne Creative Hub is a not-for-profit organisation providing creative activities for local people including those who need tailored support to participate and/or contribute. We are particularly keen to promote ...

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