This section includes some links and resources that may be of interest.
An article based on the report Beyond Diagnosis (2012) 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)
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.
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.