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frieze Feb 17
With art lessons and trips to museums on prescription, the links between culture and health are being reconsidered
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Heads Together Feb 13
One of today’s conference sessions looks at , which was launched by The Duchess of Cambridge last year in partnership with & . Find mental health resources for primary schools here >>
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susie hamilton Feb 13
Thanks to and staff and patients at The Junipers psychiatric intensive care centre, Exeter for inspiring 3 days painting in the hospital
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Brain Pickings Feb 13
"Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your inner life. Avoid too much noise. Read good books, have good sentences in your ears." Some of the best advice to write and live by:
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Paintings in Hospitals Feb 13
"I do not want to imagine a life without painting...the excitement of seeing and making...work in museums and galleries that make life richer, make life about living rather than just getting through." 🙌 No.5 in our blog series.
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Samaritans Feb 13
Talking to our children about mental health is important to help equip them with the skills they need to. Here are 6 books that could help kickstart the conversation via
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Hospital Rooms Feb 12
A detail of ’s incredible wall painting when in progress this afternoon. Susie has been working on a large wall painting in the new psychiatric intensive care unit at . We’ve all loved making a start on the project there!
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Brain Pickings Feb 12
"The quality of a civilisation depends upon its ability to discern and reveal truth, and this depends upon the scope and purity of its language." Salvation by Words: Iris Murdoch on art as a force of resistance and the power of language — superb read
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Hospital Rooms Feb 6
Photographer has worked on two previous Hospital Rooms projects and we have invited him to give a talk at our HQ. Please get in touch if you would like to come and we will put you on the list - email info@hospital-rooms.com Read more here:
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Samaritans Feb 11
Ever feel like your brain just isn't working and you're struggling to get stuff done? You could be suffering with cognitive fatigue
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Brain Pickings Feb 10
"Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on." A Mary Oliver kind of day
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Hospital Rooms Feb 8
Details of some of the printed elements for artist ’s artworks for the project at . Rose will be making the de-escalation room at The Junipers psychiatric intensive care unit into a “hark to the sunset with a subtle sense of depth.”
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Sophia N. Ahmad Apr 17
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Sophia N. Ahmad Aug 7
Thanks to Kickstarter, a Victorian Era color theorist's book is now available for pre-order. Emily Noyes Vanderpoel published her book Color Problems in 1901.
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Paintings in Hospitals Jan 31
“The painting is called ‘At an Instant’. It reminds me how quickly things can change and how lucky I am to be alive...” | How art helped one inpatient find life beyond the hospital… Our third blog:
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Paintings in Hospitals Jan 21
So is totally made up. Many of us live with all year round. In 2018, we wrote about how art can lower levels of depression & anxiety; and increase self-worth and self-esteem for people with problems:
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Samaritans Jan 23
'Almost everything in life can create stress, so it is essential we become emotionally resilient, to deal with those challenges.'
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Open Culture Jan 23
Nutritional Psychiatry: Why Diet May Play an Essential Role in Treating Mental Health Conditions, Including Depression, Anxiety & Beyond
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Hospital Rooms Jan 4
Another artist who will be making work for the new psychiatric intensive care unit at is painter . As well as studying fine art, Susie also has a PhD in English Literature, and poetry and literature often inspires her work.
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Rachel Clarke Jan 4
1. This, from the govt, is astonishingly disingenuous. 2. Just before Christmas, sneaked out No Deal Brexit guidance *ordering* NHS staff to “reassure” patients (link below). 3. We shall do no such thing. We are doctors, not spin doctors, & we have grave concerns.
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