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Mental Health Creative Support Service - ‘Creativity Works’ uses the arts for better mental health

Lead service provider/commissioner


Bath and North East Somerset Council

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Project description only

Prevention service description

The project was commissioned to provide a number of key outcomes around increasing availability and awareness of activities, and widening access. The expectations around these outcomes focuses upon the delivery of tangible services, including: a range of taster sessions; supporting the development of two co-facilitated groups; five independent progression groups; and five celebration events each year. In addition Bath and North East Somerset Council wanted participants to be able to express their issues through different art forms and the development of peer tutors who would feel encouraged and empowered to support their own groups.

Intervention/service type:

Befriending, mentoring and peer support; Information and advice; Community services; Community capacity building

Target client group(s):

Adults with mental health problems

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