Culture and Health

Arts and health: supporting the mental well-being of forcibly displaced people

The publication outlines ways in which complex, multimodal arts activities can be relevant to improving migrants' health and well-being, trauma coping: in social interaction, sensory activation, emotional expression, cognitive stimulation, and physical activity. The paper calls to action all those involved in humanitarian crisis response, including health, humanitarian, and cultural workers, artists, and especially policy makers.