November is known for fuzzy sweaters, warm beverages, shorter days and yes, moustaches. While we continue to support Movember, weâ€™re hoping to start sharing that monthly spotlight with Arts & Health. Yes, November is Arts & Health Month: an internationally recognized time to celebrate and raise awareness about artsâ€™ contributions to health, healing and wellbeing. We have been preparing for Arts & Health Month for a while, and now we need YOU to help us spread the word!
For those of you in Canada, we have been mapping Arts & Health initiatives across the country to keep track of the fantastic work being done by all of you from coast to coast to coast. Check out the map, and if you donâ€™t see your own arts & health project, organization or research endeavour on the map, send us a description!
November is Arts & Health Month - an internationally recognized month to celebrate and raise awareness about artsâ€™ contributions to health, healing and wellbeing. We want to turn up the volume on the arts & health conversation in Canada this November, and we need your help to do so! Here is what we have lined up for the month of November:
Amy Clements-Cortes is an Assistant Professor, Music and Health Research Collaboratory, University of Toronto; Senior Music Therapist/Practice Advisor, Baycrest; Instructor and Supervisor, Wilfrid Laurier University & Registered Psychotherapist. Amy has extensive clinical experience working with clients across the lifespan with a specialty in work with older adults and end-of-life care. She has given over 90 conference and/or invited academic presentations, is published in peer reviewed
I was a troubled child. Most days went something like this: Some group of kids making fun of me, me throwing a tantrum (including once throwing a chair against a wall), me getting in trouble. This went on waaaaay too long, past the point of acceptability on all fronts.
Why was i picked on? For a number of reasons. First, I was a bit weird. The primary weirdness that was mocked was my Christian Scientist faith. But I also had
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We want to share your news and events â€“ so keep us posted on your work, let us know about any new arts and health projects or research you have underway or any upcoming events and weâ€™ll get it out to the community!