The #CultureForHealth Report is now available - NDPHS

The #CultureForHealth Report is now available

25 November, 2022

As our society faces severe challenges such as a mental health crisis exacerbated by the pandemic, an ageing population, growing inequalities, forceful displacement of people due to war and political conflict, and dynamic changes to work and the economy, new solutions and approaches are needed.

The findings of this scoping review and its recommendations throw light on the pathways through which culture and the arts can support individuals and communities in adequately addressing these global challenges. The aim of the scoping review is to synthesise existing evidence on the positive effect of arts and cultural activities on health and well-being. It gathers policy recommendations and identifies challenges.

Read the Report Summary here

Read the Report here

CultureForHealth responds to the objective of the Preparatory Action – Bottom-Up Policy Development for Culture & Well-being in the EU. The project has the ambition to trigger a true policy change in EU, regional and local levels –  bringing closer together the health, cultural and social policies.

CultureForHealth is a project co-funded by the European Commission with partners all over Europe, consisting of Culture Action Europe, Trans Europe Halles, Central Denmark Region, The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture, Centrul Cultural Clujean, and Društvo Asociacija.

Read more: https://www.cultureforhealth.eu/

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