Arts and Resilience

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This section provides a list of resources and information. Each resource has been classified according to the category heading.

‘It is time to recognise the powerful contribution the arts can make to health and wellbeing. There are now many examples and much evidence of the beneficial impact they can have.’ The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing

Lewisham's Arts and Resilience Community of Practice compiled a Toolkit for those who are interested in how arts practice can build resilience in young people. Image created by Tea Dance for Little People/Creative Homes

This document provides guidance on appropriate ways of documenting the impacts of arts for health and well being, whether through small scale project evaluations or large scale research studies. It suggests a standard framework for reporting of project activities that will strengthen understanding of what works in specific contexts and enable realistic assessment and appropriate comparisons to be made between programmes.