National Artists for Mental Health

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National Artists for Mental Health Founders Frank Marquit and Ralph Ivery

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Artists and Arts Organizations for Mental Health


Mental Health Organizations with strong Arts Programs -  The Mental Health Benefits of Art Therapy - - How arts can help improve your mental health - - The Mental Health Benefits of Art Are for Everyone - - Art for mental health posters - - Make More Art: The Health Benefits of Creativity - Art Enhances Brain Function and Well-Being - - Rejuvenate your Mind, Body and Soul at the "Center for Arts and Wellness" - ART AND WELLNESS: Creating art for self-expression and healing - Arts & Healing - Exploring the potential of the arts in healthcare settings - Art With Impact promotes mental wellness by creating space for young people to learn and connect through art and media -Arts and Health
The integrative, reparative and restorative powers of the arts
Huffington Post - Art Can Be Good for Mental Health - Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art - What is the connection between creativity and workplace wellness? - Harness you own healing energies. - 5 Famous Artists Who Lived With Mental Illness - Five contemporary artists exploring mental health - Poignant works of art show the reality of mental illness