Coming together in pain and joy: A multicultural and arts-based suicide awareness project

@article{Silverman2013ComingTI,
  title={Coming together in pain and joy: A multicultural and arts-based suicide awareness project},
  author={Yehudit Silverman and F. Smith and M. Burns},
  journal={Arts in Psychotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={216-223}
}
  • Yehudit Silverman, F. Smith, M. Burns
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Arts in Psychotherapy
  • Abstract The issue of suicide is still taboo in many cultures and the silence surrounding this problem is often destructive. Those affected by suicide have few opportunities to express their pain and their communities are left feeling helpless. The creative arts therapies have been used to address the emotions surrounding suicide, however few projects have studied the use of the arts to promote suicide awareness. Furthermore, there is a lack of multicultural research in this area. This article… CONTINUE READING
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