Mental health

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World Health Organization

‘Mirror pandemic’: art’s vital role in tackling the mental health crisis

A multi-agency $15m initiative backed by the WHO and funded through a series of charity auctions at Christie’s will support artist-led projects to improve mental, social and environmental health

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Art and health

World Health Organization joins art world to launch global campaign confronting mental health toll of pandemic

Year-long series of Healing Arts auctions and events aims to support mental health treatment and recovery in the wake of Covid-19

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Did alcohol withdrawal really cause Van Gogh’s mental crises?

Vincent was allowed 42 units of wine at the asylum—three times more than today’s recommended limit

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Museums & Heritage

Post-election mental health and wellness events at US museums and galleries

A guide to in-person and online programmes that offer some mental and emotional relief this week

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Mental health

In wake of murder-suicide, artists speak out over a lack of mental-health provision in the art industry

"A lot of people suffer in silence and behind closed doors," an anonymous artist says following the deaths of Saul Fletcher and Rebeccah Blum

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Charity

Artists including Anish Kapoor design posters to raise funds for patients in NHS mental health units

The charity Hospital Rooms is releasing six limited edition posters for sale for £50