Dynamix first year evaluation

Dynamix is a music and health programme developed and delivered by Sound It Out to four Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) wards at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Dynamix provides access to practical music making for children and young people experiencing mental health conditions. The pilot project involved young inpatients, some of whom had been resident for up to one year.

New theories and research findings on the positive influence of music and art on health with ageing

Center on Aging, Health & Humanities, The George Washington University , Washington, USA

This review is about the latest theories of the underlying mechanisms that explain why music and art promote health and have positive influences on the course of illness with ageing.

It is also about the latest findings demonstrating the positive effects that music and the arts in general have on health with ageing; cost savings to society associated with these positive findings will also be discussed.

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Supported using public funding by the Arts Council England