Arts and Creativity A Mental Health Promotion Tool for Young African and Caribbean Men

Arts and Creativity A Mental Health Promotion Tool for Young African and Caribbean Men Focus On… Arts and Creativity: A Mental Health Promotion Tool for Young African and Caribbean Men Sandra Griffiths Service Development Manager The Mellow Campaign ‘Creativity is a valuable way of expressing your emotions the mental health of young African and Caribbean and it can aid recovery. It can also help others men and their experience of mental health services. understand the issues surrounding mental health.’ Since its inception it has developed a range of (Pfizer Mental Health Project) approaches and services that aim to: raise awareness of the extent and root causes of This article, based on a report commissioned by the mental ill health among young African and Mellow Campaign and produced by the mental health Caribbean men charity, mentality, explores the benefits of arts and find ways of reaching and engaging the target creativity in mental health promotion work with young group so that they can obtain help earlier African and Caribbean men. It aims to provide: develop alternative therapeutic an overview of arts in health policy and models/approaches that will enhance mental literature wellbeing. a summary of a qualitative study commissioned by the Mellow Campaign to identify how art Needs assessment with black and minority ethnic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Mental Health Review Journal Emerald Publishing

Arts and Creativity A Mental Health Promotion Tool for Young African and Caribbean Men

Mental Health Review Journal, Volume 8 (3): 5 – Sep 1, 2003

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1361-9322
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10.1108/13619322200300026
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Focus On… Arts and Creativity: A Mental Health Promotion Tool for Young African and Caribbean Men Sandra Griffiths Service Development Manager The Mellow Campaign ‘Creativity is a valuable way of expressing your emotions the mental health of young African and Caribbean and it can aid recovery. It can also help others men and their experience of mental health services. understand the issues surrounding mental health.’ Since its inception it has developed a range of (Pfizer Mental Health Project) approaches and services that aim to: raise awareness of the extent and root causes of This article, based on a report commissioned by the mental ill health among young African and Mellow Campaign and produced by the mental health Caribbean men charity, mentality, explores the benefits of arts and find ways of reaching and engaging the target creativity in mental health promotion work with young group so that they can obtain help earlier African and Caribbean men. It aims to provide: develop alternative therapeutic an overview of arts in health policy and models/approaches that will enhance mental literature wellbeing. a summary of a qualitative study commissioned by the Mellow Campaign to identify how art Needs assessment with black and minority ethnic

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Mental Health Review JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 2003

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