Podcasts

The Arts & Health South West Podcasts are audio conversations with practitioners from around the South West about different areas of arts and health practice.

Art & Social Change – Episode 3 – Recovery Cafes

In this episode we speak with representatives of ‘recovery cafes’ in Lithuania and the UK to learn about what these venues are and why they are important to addiction and recovery. Joining us are Agne Bykova from Mano Guru, in Vilnius Lithuania and Pete Davies, from CasCade Creative Recovery in Brighton in England.

Arts & Health South West is a partner in an Erasmus Plus funded project called Art & Social Change, which is developing an experiential art training programme for health workers who work in addiction and recovery.

This is the third episode in a special podcast series that explores the work, expertise, and stories of the people doing this work, and what the research is showing the arts & health sector.

In this episode we speak with representatives of ‘recovery cafes’ in Lithuania and the UK to learn about what these venues are and why they are important to addiction and recovery. Joining us are Agne Bykova from Mano Guru, in Vilnius Lithuania and Pete Davies, from CasCade Creative Recovery in Brighton in England.

 

LINKS:

Mano Guru

  • Email address info@manoguru.lt – they are really searching for partners willing to change best practice, and to hear from other people. Please write to them.
  • Mano Guru can be found at Vilniaus g. 22, Labdari gatv 1, Vilnius 01402, Lithuania

 

Cascade Creative Recovery

 

Also mentioned:

 

For case studies from the Art & Social Change project’s training programmes, and a range of other resources for more information about the use of art in addiction, recovery, and to combat healthworker burn-out at www.artandsocialchange.eu

 

Please be aware that this episode contains some mild swearing in the last 10 minutes.

 

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