What is art on referral?

Art on referral supports positive mental wellbeing through art.

Numerous groups meet across Bristol to make art and escape everyday struggles. The impact on participants can be huge…

“It helps me to feel less isolated & anxious. I met friends I wouldn’t normally have come into contact with.”

Photo of hands painting a glass jar

“It’s helped bring me through and out of acute depression, as well as seeing me through and helping manage PTSD. Helps in finding my identity after such profound loss.”

Woman painting a picture frame in community art class

“It has a definite impact and makes me feel much more positive about myself as an individual and, more importantly, an artist”

Photo of hand drawing in community art class

How can I join a group?

To join a group you will need to be referred by a GP or health professional.

Visit creativeshift.org to download a referral form or talk to your GP.