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National Artists for Mental Health Founders Frank Marquit and Ralph Ivery

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Links to Friends of NAMH

Visit - Mental Health Empowerment Project - and all these websites... and  Submit your own!

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? - Mental Health Empowerment Project - 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

Postal and Phone contacts for information:

Organizational AssistanceNational Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20506

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
155 Avenue of the Americas, 14th floor
New York, NY 10013-1507

New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
915 Broadway
New York, NY 10010

Reliance of NYS Arts Organization NYS Arts & Cultural Coalition (NYSACC)
245 Love Lane, P.O. Box 96
Mattituck, NY 11952

Arts & Buiness Council
25 W. 45th St. Suite 707
NEw York, NY 10036

Chamber Music America (CMA)
305 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 1001-6008

National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies
927 15th Street, NW 12th floor
Washington, DC 20005

Empire State Crafts Alliance
320 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Media Alliance
c/o WNET, Channel 13
New York, NY 10019

Gallery Association of New York State
P.O. Box 345
Hamilton, NY 13346

International Agency for Minority Artists Affairs
163 W. 125th Street, Suite 909
New York, NY 10027

Museum Association of New York
189 Second Street
Troy, NY 12180

Network of Cultural Centers of Colors
203 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10013

NYS Alliance for Arts education
P.O. Box 2217
Albany, NY 12220

Meet the Composer
2112 Broadway, Room 505
New York, NY 10023

1Poets & Writers
72 Spring Street, Suite 304
New York, NY 10012

Preservation League of New York State
44 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA)
1 East 53rd Street, 6th floor
New York, NY 10022

NYS National Heritage Trust (NHT/OPRHP)
Office of Park, Recreation & Historical Preservation,
Saratoga-Capital Disttrict Region, P.O. Box W,
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866