Improving Mental Health and Reducing Social Isolation through the Arts

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How we are continuing to support those suffering poor mental health through Covid19

At this time, perhaps more than ever, our mission to improve mental health and wellbeing through the creative arts feels both vital and urgent. We are taking several steps to ensure that we, to the best of our ability, continue to support those who need our services most. We have  secured funding to continue our workshops both online and at studio space with enhanced safety measures. Workshops include: Visual Art (Painting), Drama, Ukulele and Guitar. If you think any of these is for you contact hugh@theatrenemo.org. We are actively seeking further funding to ensure that we can continue these workshops and expand our services.

Workshop Objectives

  • Support people with poor mental health
  • Aid recovery
  • Reduce loneliness and isolation
  • Create optimism and a view to future
  • Provide structure in people's days and weeks
 

Community

Isolation and loneliness can be hugely impactful to anyones mental health. We have years of experience of provide safe and fun places for participants to learn and socialise.  Our online workshops are all paired with private facebook groups in which more general social interaction can happen in a safe space throughout the week.

Materials

It is crucial to us that our workshops are as inclusive as possible. If you come along to our studio for the workshops you only have to bring yourself, all materials will be provided. For online sessions if you can't get online, if you don't have art supplies or a guitar we have solutions to these problems. In those specifics instance and others we have been lucky enough to secure funding to be able to provide the equipment and materials necessary. Alongside this our staff are ready to provide the necessary guidance to help people access our sessions.

Who We Are

Who We Are

Nemo Arts is an organisation that exists to support people in recovery from poor mental health. We provide creative workshops that have a focus on mental wellbeing, teaching people coping strategies and developing a greater understanding of their own mental health, where to get support and how to support others.

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Our Workshops

Nemo Arts provides weekly workshops that you can join either at our studio or online . These workshops aim to give attendees an opportunity to learn in a safe and fun atmosphere. We offer a number of workshops in a diverse selection of creative skills. Click below for more information and to see which workshops are currently running.

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Testimonials

  • I’ve really enjoyed volunteering with Theatre Nemo so far, working in the field of mental health is something I’ve always wanted to do. Theatre Nemo have been really welcoming. I am a qualified print maker and it has been great to be giving the freedom to pass that skill on and let others explore how fun it can be.

    Evie, Volunteer
  • Such great relationships were built up between our pupils and the theatre Nemo staff that there is already a real buzz about the next project

    Mrs Steel (Trinity High School)