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Activate, Dorset's Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency

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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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Healthwatch Dorset: Be Yourself, Everybody Else is Taken

A children and young people's project launched by Healthwatch Dorset in January 2016 to encourage 11-25 year olds across Dorset, Bournemouth & Poole to share their thoughts about health and wellbeing in a creative way.

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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 Abstracts: the International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium.

The Symposium will showcase and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Deadline: 12pm, 25th September.

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Music4Wellbeing

Welcome to Music4Wellbeing ... a network of community musicians and therapeutic practitioners committed to improving the quality of life and learning for all who join in our workshops and learning ...

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