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Other Resources 11 April 2022

Research into Recovery – NEON

NEON (Narrative Experiences Online) is a research study running from 2017-2023.  NEON is testing whether having online access to people’s real-life stories of recovery from mental ill health can be helpful for people experiencing psychosis or other mental health problems and their carers.

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Arts and creativity for people with a severe mental illness Report front cover
Research 11 April 2022

Arts and creativity for people with a severe mental illness

Arts and creativity for people with a severe mental illness. A rapid realist review, Baring Foundation,23 March 2022. By Hannah Zeilig, Corinna Hackmann, Julian ...

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Research 21 March 2022

Community and cultural engagement for people with lived experience of mental health conditions: what are the barriers and enablers?

Baxter, L., Burton, A. & Fancourt, D. Community and cultural engagement for people with lived experience of mental health conditions: what are the barriers ...

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Workforce Wellbeing
Other Resources 13 December 2021

ACEVO and Mental Health First Aid England – Workforce wellbeing in charities

One of the joys of the social sector is the passion and commitment of the people who work in it. Often, in part because that passion and commitment is rooted in personal experiences of the issues we are all trying to address, we can find ourselves fragile and vulnerable to poor mental health as a direct result of our work. This new report is help CEOs to think about their wellbeing and that of their teams.


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Create to Connect
Other Resources 8 November 2021

A FREE mindful art activity booklet to reduce isolation by City Arts!

The specially designed booklets detail art activities that people can do at home, or in a group. Twelve different artists contributed to the book and includes creative activities focused on mindfulness, painting, drawing, making, writing and storytelling.

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MHELO (Mental Health Expert Led Oportunities) Self-Care Toolkit
Toolkits and Guidance 13 October 2021

MHELO (Mental Health Expert Led Opportunities) Network Self-Care Toolkit

MHELO have come together to create a self-care toolkit which has been designed by people with experience of mental ill health to support and ...

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Creatively Minded and the NHS
Research 13 September 2021

Creatively Minded and the NHS

An overview of participatory arts offered by the NHS to people with mental health problems.

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Zoom still showing Yvette Staelens inside the Stonehenge stone circle sharing a piece of Bluestone
Evaluation 13 September 2021

Learning from Human Henge Online, a remote test and learn project

Human Henge Online is a test and learn project exploring remote online engagement with Stonehenge during COVID-19. The project delivered by the Restoration Trust ...

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National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance Guide Front Cover
Toolkits and Guidance 12 May 2021

Launch of guide for prison staff to enable creativity during Covid-19

A new guide from the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance gives recommendations on how those working in prisons can achieve creativity in a restricted regime.

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Birth Shock Documentary Still
Research 7 April 2021

Birth shock! What role might arts engagement have to play in antenatal and postnatal care?

SUSAN HOGAN, University of Derby and University of Nottingham, Journal of Applied Arts & Health, Volume 11 Number 3, November 2020. This article shares ...

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