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‘Diamond’ Doug Keith stands in front of a painting he created of a cowboy riding a horse in a vibrant green field under a bright yellow sky. He points to a small square in the painting.
“That’s for nobody else but me, that is called my depression square,” says Keith. “It will go on all my western paintings that I do here, and from now on. It is a one-inch by one-inch square and what it says is that no matter how bright, beautiful, sunny and wonderful the painting is, the depression is always there.” [...]
May 4, 2015 | Shaw TV interviews Nigel Bart (Artbeat Studio Founder, Studio Facilitator) about a new photography exhibit at Artbeat’s Studio Central, focusing on men’s suicide, encouraging discussion and reducing stigma.
As part of the Working Days, the Mental Health Commission of Canada released the first Canadian Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Practice. [...]