66% of GPs agree that public engagement with the arts can make a significant contribution towards preventing ill health among the public.
After engaging with the arts 82% enjoyed greater wellbeing.
An arts-on-prescription project has shown a 37% drop in GP consultation rates.
Those who attended a cultural place or event are almost 60% more likely to report good health compared to those who do didn’t.
Music therapy reduces agitation and need for medication in 67% of people with dementia.
Arts therapies help people to recover from brain injury and diminish the physical and emotional suffering of cancer patients and the side effects of their treatment.
Poor-quality built environments have a damaging effect upon health and wellbeing.