Some find that engaging in creative activity can help in healing from a mental illness. Guest Denise Sims, a professional stylist, tells of a time in her life when she suffered from Post Traumatic Stress and found that a class in painting helped in her healing. Host Barbara Meyers explains how weaving was helpful to her when she was recovering from depression.

Discussion questions for Creativity

Resources for Creativity

Note: The views expressed in this program are those of the speakers and not necessarily those of Alameda County Behavioral Healthcare.
Music: Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition by
Modest Mussorgsky who suffered from “fits of madness.”