Learning and Healing through Arts

07 Jun 2018, 15:30 to 17:00
David Goldberg Centre, Seminar Room 2, IoPPN, London SE5 8AF

The Centre for Global Mental Health invites you to a seminar on 'Learning and Healing through Arts'. 

The Arts are used to inspire and educate people about mental health. The Arts may also help improve mental wellbeing and brain function. This seminar will bring together researchers and performers using the Arts in learning and healing in the UK and in Afghanistan, India and Zimabawe. There will be five presentations and a chaired panel discussion with the audience.

Chaired by Dr Melanie Abas

Speakers include: 

Tariro neGitare: 'Mindful Arts with young people' 

Dr Jenevieve Mannell (UCL): 'Responding to the mental health implications of gender-based violence in high-prevalence settings: Storytelling as therapy' 

Dr Gemma Knowles: 'Public engagement in adolescent mental health research: the REACH study' 

Shivani MathurGaiha: 'Participatory art to reduce stigma associated with mental health in India'

Marie-Stephanie Cahart: 'Drumming to help brain connections'

Refreshments will be provided, and there will be a live music performance by Tariro neGitare

Register for the event here