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Selling social inclusion through the arts

Terry Rigby (Stockport Arts on Prescription)

A Life in the Day

ISSN: 1366-6282

Article publication date: 1 August 2004

Abstract

Exercise on prescription is common, but many primary care trusts are only just becoming aware of the potential of offering parallel access to other activities. Here Terry Rigby describes the arts on prescription programme that has been running in Stockport for nine years. He highlights the benefits of co‐working between artists and mental health workers, pinpoints issues relating to image and marketing and urges us to consider how we can support people to continue moving forward in their lives.

Citation

Rigby, T. (2004), "Selling social inclusion through the arts", A Life in the Day, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 25-28. https://doi.org/10.1108/13666282200400026

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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