March 28, 2017 - Arts.gov
Washington—The role of the arts in helping heal the signature wounds of our recent wars is significant and expanding. Through its national initiative Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is adding four clinical sites to the existing seven sites that provide creative arts therapies for service members, veterans and families dealing with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The new sites are:
Joint Expeditionary Base - Little Creek, Virginia
Fort Campbell - Kentucky
James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital - Tampa, Florida
Fort Carson - Colorado
In addition to the physical sites, the NEA is working with the Center for Arts in Medicine at the University of Florida, in partnership with the Rural Veterans TeleRehabilitation Initiative to bring a telehealth program into Creative Forces for reaching patients in rural and remote areas. The Rural Veterans TeleRehabilitation Initiative is a program--"
Read more about the new Healing Forces Projects here!