anxiety

Creative Alternatives

Creative Alternatives
Creative Alternatives
Creative Alternatives

Creative Alternatives is an ‘arts on prescription’ service offering a range of creative activities, events and outings to adults experiencing mild to moderate depression, anxiety and/or stress, with the aim to improve the participants’ mental wellbeing and health.

The No Panic Book of Not Panicking

The No Panic Book of Not Panicking, Apples and Snakes
The No Panic Book of Not Panicking, Apples and Snakes
The No Panic Book of Not Panicking, Apples and Snakes

Aims & objectives:

  • Provide inspiring and uplifting workshops and performances aimed at people struggling with mental health problems to help them share and overcome their experiences.
  • Produce and introduce a wide range of stimuli to inspire a positive and creative response, which can be shared with the wider community.

Creativity Works

Creativity Works logo

Creativity Works – Mental Health Creative Support Service (MHCSS).  Creativity Works uses creativity as a catalyst for personal and social development, with people of all ages, from all backgrounds. Founded in North East Somerset 30 years ago, the charity works with a range of partners—from mental health practitioners to children’s services —to deliver positive change through creative projects.

Effects of music listening on adult patients' pre-procedural state anxiety in hospital.

Organisation: 
Wales Centre for Evidence Based Care (a Collaborating Centre of the Joanna Briggs Institute) Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales.

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Clay Transformations

Organisation: 
Nottingham University

Clay Transformations was an innovative research project based at the University of Nottingham which investigated the therapeutic effects of using clay in work with teenagers dealing with feelings of anger, anxiety and depression. The project team was a cross disciplinary mix of academics, psychologists, psychotherapists and local artists, teamed up with professionals in the NHS, third sector and colleagues at Nottingham Contemporary and City Arts.

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Supported using public funding by the Arts Council England