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AHSW Change of Address

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

 

 

 

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Recovery South West

New mental health website seeks recovery stories

A new website, Recovery South West, is being launched, that gives people that have suffered mental health problems a chance to tell their story of how they have dealt with the issue and started on the journey of recovery.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Call for evidence: The arts for refugee health and well-being.

If you or your organisation works with refugees or asylum seekers using the arts, please read on to see if your work meets the evaluation criteria and could contribute to this systematic review. This call is for work that has not been published academically. Deadline: 1st November 2017

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Anna Marie Fry
Somerset College of Art and Technology
Artist/Student

As an artist, I use a combination of commonplace materials, traditional techniques and medical paraphernalia that I am instinctively drawn to, focusing almost entirely on human form, human experience and ...

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