New Zealand Bids for Arts on Prescription

The New Zealand Arts Council has proposed establishing a national arts on prescription scheme for people with poor mental health.

In a submission to the national Government’s review on mental health, Creative New Zealand proposed establishing a formal arts on prescription scheme nationally. The country established a “green” prescription scheme in 2004.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/arts/104726886/creative-new-zealand-advocates-art-prescription-in-governments-mental-health-inquiry