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Artbeat Studio has been and continues to be a viable part of my recovery journey. I began volunteering in 2010 and was accepted into the six month residency program in August 2010.
Prior to Artbeat I rarely left my house. If I did it was for medical appointments. I wasn’t speaking with extended family or friends. I was afraid of being judged and stigmatized as a mental illness rather than a person living with mental illness. Getting to Albert Street, going up the stairs, entering the elevator and arriving at Artbeat was a challenge.
Artbeat Studio is a creative, safe and supportive environment [...]
A Winnipeg studio that benefits people living with mental illness is at risk of shutting its doors.
To get it through, it needs to raise $150,000 by the end of April. Right now, it’s halfway to its goal thanks to donations from nearly 150 people [...]
In this video, Artbeat Studio alumnus artist Kathleen Crosby discusses her recovery journey, encouraging all to help Art Save Lives and keep Artbeat Studio's doors open [...]