Public Health England South West and Arts & Health South West are hosting two webinars on 1 and 8 October on the theme ‘How can the arts help reduce loneliness?’
Webinar 1 | Tuesday 1st October 12-1pm
Alex Coulter (Director, Arts & Health South West) and Martin R White (Health and Wellbeing Manager, Public Health England South West) will outline the policy context and evidential basis of loneliness and social isolation: its prevalence and relationship with mental health and wellbeing; as well as looking at the evidence for arts based interventions and the potential for community assets in mitigating the impact of loneliness.
Webinar 2 | Tuesday 8th October 12-1pm
Alex and Martin will describe the gaps in the evidence base; briefly examine the barriers and opportunities for effective practice and collaboration and review examples of good practice and the role of social prescribing.
For information on how to access the webinars see: