Art Antidote

Location:  Baltimore , MD
United States
Project Description: 

Aids underserved youth in recovery from psychological trauma through art therapy and healing public art installations. Mental illness carries a stigma, especially in minority communities, many suffer in silent shame internalizing their emotions leading to severe depression and suicide. Art stimulates the brain, creating a chemical response of dopamine production, beneficial for those battling depression. Early identification, evaluation and treatment are essential to recovery and resiliency.