Articles and Links – Art and Art Therapy:

American Art Therapy: Advocating for the impact of art therapy on lives and recognizing excellence in art therapy programs.

Poogie’s Place:  An artistic outlet for grieving children and their families. (970)879.1632

National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Association:  “It is an alliance of professional associations dedicated to the advancement of the arts as therapeutic modalities.”

Articles on Art Therapy for Teens and Adolescents: http://1.usa.gov/82rdJ1

Art Therapy and Bipolar Disorder: http://bit.ly/t7mWh2

Using Art Therapy for Good Mental Health: http://www.maramcwilliams.com/articles/2005-07_art_therapy.php

 

Articles and Links – Mental Illness, Depression and Bipolar Disease

National Alliance on Mental Illness:  NAMI is an organization that supports family members and friends of those living with mental illnesses

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance:  DBSA is the “nation’s leading patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses –depression and bipolar disorder.

REPS – Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide:  A group invested in preventing suicide and supporting those who lost loved ones to suicide.