ARTS FOR MENTAL HEALTH 
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We are a student-led non-profit that hopes to provide students who are interested in both arts and mental health the opportunity to explore, experience, and learn together. All university students and sixth form students (worldwide) are welcome to join our free membership in which you can participate in our creative groups, workshops, talks and contribute to our team. Come join us to explore the power of art and learn about different mental disorders with like-minded students!

  • Creative Group
    Regular every Saturday 11-12:00 UKT
    ZOOM
    The ARTSMH Creative Group meet every Saturday over zoom, in which we explore the benefits of the arts to our mental health through different medium of the arts. The medium of arts currently includes Painting, Drawing, Crafts, 3D, Music, Drama and Dance.
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VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME
UCL OUTREACH BRANCH 

UCL Student Union Volunteering Services x ARTSMH

Starting from January 2022, we will start our outreach programme in collaboration with UCL Student Union and various London-based organisations. Partnering organisations are 

- The London International Gallery of Children’s Art

- Holborn Community Association 

-Sapphire Community Group

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2021 - 2022 student leaders
ARTSMH RECRUITMENT 

We are now recruiting student leaders (volunteers) for the following positions

- External Opportunities Officer

- Research Officer

- Content Writers (Arts/ Psychology) 

- Creative Group Leaders/ Assistants 
- Event officers 

- Social Media & Marketing Officer
- Publicity & Marketing Officer
- Website & Administrative Officer 


 

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2021 EXHIBITION
ARTSMH ANNUAL EXHIBITION 

View the Exhibition now

Our 2021 exhibition includes a diversified range of artworks under 3 main themes: Representing the self via art; Appreciate detail via art; Connection via art. A wide range of mediums have been used (e.g. painting, dance, music...) 

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NEW ARTICLE

-Neuroaesthetics: How the brain responds to art

click to read

- What can Play Therapy offer?

click to read

- Art Therapy in Museums

click to read

Brain Scans

RESEARCH UPDATES 

October Updates - Inspired by Research 

- 'Lockdown wellbeing: children who spent more time in nature fared best'- University of Cambridge (Article)

- 'New research casts doubt on claims that people have ‘rose-tinted glasses’'

- University of Bath (Article)

Read more by visiting our summary page

 

ARTICLE

Articles (blog) written by our members will be published on our website and social media. Follow us for regular updates! Do contact us if you would like to contribute.

CREATIVE GROUPS

Join our creative group to get inspired, be creative and build friendships with like-minded students. We hold creative group sessions over zoom weekly for you to socialize and create artwork. 

EVENTS

We hold talks/sharing per month to provide psychology and arts-related information. Come join us to learn more from professionals, psychologists, therapists, artists...

VOLUNTEERING

Follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn or regularly visit our website for the latest internal and external volunteering opportunities. Don't hesitate to contact us for more information.

PARTNERS
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