Creativity as Mental Health Management

Life skills30 minsFREE

Key takeaways
The benefits of creativity and artistic expression.
Examples of activities which can help with mental health management.
Three key tools you can do as a daily practice or when you’re feeling stressed or depressed. 
Jane HancockHost: Jane is a professional actor, playwright, filmmaker, and creativity coach. Currently she is completing her MA in Dramatic Writing at Central Saint Martins. She loves reading, writing poetry, and collaging art in her spare time.

The value of creativity in mental health management is often overlooked. In this class students will learn how to use creativity to help them get through any anxious or stressful feelings. Embracing creativity can help to reduce anxiety, depression, and stress. Studies have found that creative activities help people manage their negative emotions in a productive way. This class is aimed at all students and is a great way to explore which techniques work best for managing your mental health.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all ages and tips from this lesson can be applied in many areas of day to day life.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:
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