Visual arts and mental health: briefing

Clarification to briefing 12/6/2018: The evidence statement on page three was amended from ‘Drawing mandalas can reduce trauma for those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).’ to ‘Drawing representations of emotions, as in an exercise focused upon drawing mandalas, can reduce trauma for¬†those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).’

How does participating in visual art projects impact the wellbeing of adults with mental health issues? This briefing summarises the full evidence review.

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