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Art and Asthma

The fear and anxiety associated with an asthma attack can last long after the attack has subsided. Now research, published online in the Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, reports that the art therapy showed benefits both during the therapy … Continue reading

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Recovery and addiction art project

In the next few days, the doors will appear in Reno NV. A shadow figure is painted on a door from the Lear Theater as part of the art project, Doors to Recovery. The local artist created door represents the … Continue reading

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Clients find healing, self-expression through restorative art program

Hung on the walls of the Sister Mary Alice Murphy Center for Hope, you can see — and even purchase — Jim Lucas’ saving grace. The formerly homeless Fort Collins man is a recovering addict who has been clean for … Continue reading

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Healing with art

Gripping a cane to stabilize his stride, Bradley Books walked past the Firehouse Arts Center in Longmont, promising himself that one day his paintings and drawings would hang on the white walls. Now four years later, the 37-year-old is inside … Continue reading

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Photos

I am a Creative Arts Therapist who has been using a digital a camera for the last 5 years or so. As a relatively new photographer I use my life experience coupled with the advantages of a DSLR to snap … Continue reading

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How art aided Andrew Marr’s recovery

“When I started to recover in hospital, one of my early frustrations was that I found I wanted to draw. Drawing does for me what others find in meditation, prayer or gardening. It is my way of connecting to the … Continue reading

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Art and Smarts

For many education advocates, the arts are a panacea: They supposedly increase test scores, generate social responsibility and turn around failing schools. Most of the supporting evidence, though, does little more than establish correlations between exposure to the arts and … Continue reading

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