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What to Expect in Art Therapy

Art Therapy is a supportive and beneficial therapy that can help people process their thoughts and emotions around their cancer experience. Research shows that Art Therapy can help reduce symptoms related to pain and anxiety in patients with cancer. Please watch this video to learn more about the benefits of Art Therapy. To learn more …
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Art Can Heal PTSD’s Invisible Wounds | TedMed 2015

Melissa Walker: Art Can Heal PTSD’s Invisible Wounds Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them …
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Art is community 1! #youarenotalone

First Fortnight – The Art of Mental Health There is something really special about unite forty different nationalities around a common hobby. You need to develop a bond among these people and make them feel as part of the team, sharing experiences, fears and desires to keep the group together. If this is not difficult …
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Art is communication 2! #youarenotalone

First Fortnight – The Art of Mental Health There are people that just not fit their own culture and costumes. Although you can think is insane do not feel comfortable with things that are usual for your family, neighbours and friends is more normal than you think, and you are not alone on this. Today’s …
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Art is company 3! #youarenotalone

First Fortnight – The Art of Mental Health That are several ways you might deal with loneliness, depending on your personal experiences. Some get the phone and stay hours and hours talking with their loved ones, others decide to gather all friends to a coffee and others decide to sleep and wait till it goes. …
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First Fortnight; Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awardee 2018

First Fortnight; Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awardee 2018Featuring CEO David Keegan and artist Emma Sheridan
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First Fortnight Festival Trailer 2020

First Fortnight is a charity that challenges mental health prejudice through arts and cultural action, running in January every year.
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