Browsing Category:

Category: Art

Healing with paint: Creating social change through the visual arts

Healing with paint: Creating social change through the visual arts

By Siris Hill When I first developed an anxiety disorder I had no idea what it was. I had voices in my head (later I realised this was just me…

Project ‘What You Don’t See’

Project ‘What You Don’t See’

Anyone who has had a mental health condition will know the stigma that comes with it. For many though this stigma is only there due to a lack of knowledge…

The Dark Side of a Beautiful Mind: The Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness

The Dark Side of a Beautiful Mind: The Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness

Everybody has heard of the stereotypical ‘tortured genius’; the musician, artist, or writer whose own dark thoughts and feelings fuels the creativity behind their work. The poet Sylvia Plath, the…

When Art, Humour and Mental Health Combine

When Art, Humour and Mental Health Combine

It can be incredibly difficult to adequately describe how it feels to have a mental illness. The use of art can be a fantastic tool to help convey those feelings…

Join our mailing list
Get the latest content first.
We respect your privacy. You details will never be passed on to 3rd parties