arts on prescription

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.

St Albans Arts on Prescription

St Albans Arts on Prescription
St Albans Arts on Prescriptio

Timescale:
Planning: October-December 2015
Contacting potential referral agencies: January-February 2016
Receiving referrals: February-March 2016
Delivery: March-June 2016

Context:
Public Health England’s Community Mental Health profile for Herts Valleys CCG indicates that in contrast to the generally good health results for St Albans there are some surgeries which are significantly above the England average for the incidence of depression.  These include one which has the highest figure for the entire CCG.

Project Aims:

Arts on Prescription Fact Sheet

Organisation: 
Arts & Health South West
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Supported using public funding by the Arts Council England