This section includes some links and resources that may be of interest.

PUBLICATIONS

A research article based on Arts + Minds and the 2012 report Beyond Diagnosis was published in Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice in 2014 – The transformative potential of the arts in mental health recovery – an Irish research project (IAHJ_2014)  Reserachers: Lydia Sapouna & Elisabeth (Rudie) Pamer, School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, Ireland

Beyond Diagnosis – the transformative potential of the arts in mental health care Commissioned by Arts + Minds, and researched by Lydia Sapouna, & Elisabeth (Rudie) Pamer, School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, Ireland (2012)

Ceol le Chéile / Music Together Evaluation Report. Commissioned by Arts + Minds and written by Mike White, University of Durham (2008)

A Vision for Change (Dept of Health, 2006)

Mental Health and Social Inclusion (NESF, 2007)

Quality Framework for Mental Health Services in Ireland (Mental Health Commission, 2007)

A Framework for Development A Recovery Approach Within the Irish Mental Health Services (Mental Health Commission, 2008)

Participatory Arts Practice in Healthcare Contexts – Guidelines for Good Practice (HSE Cork Arts and Health Programme, Waterford Healing Arts Trust, 2009)

Arts Council Arts and Health Policy (2010)

 

WEBLINKS

artsandhealth.ie – an independent national website that provides a focal point and resource for the arts and health sector. It includes resource documents, project case studies, a directory of contacts, perspectives on a range of issues and current news. Initiated and funded by the Arts Council and developed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust and Create.

vitalsigns.artscouncil.ie – a programme of arts and health events that took place in Dublin in October 2009. Vital Signs included a conference in the Royal College of Physicians, an exhibition in five health settings and arts venues in Dublin 8, and a series of opinion pieces about arts and health practice. Vital Signs was an Arts Council initiative, developed and delivered in partnership with Create.

yourmentalhealth.ie – developed by the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention as part of the Your Mental Health awareness campaign, which aims to improve awareness and understanding of mental health and well-being in Ireland. 

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