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Overcome illness and loneliness with art

Project title

Pokonać chorobę i samotność sztuką

Description of initiative

"Overcome illness and loneliness with art" is an exhibition of artworks organized by PERSONA Association. The artworks were produced by the participants of a senior's club as well as art therapy workshops for those with mental disabilities. The mission of the PERSONA Association is the rehabilitation of people with mental health issues, the elderly, homeless and those at risk of social exclusion, by increasing the participation of people from marginalised groups in society, reducing their stress and anxieties, increasing motivation to take on new challenges, developing positive self-worth and igniting interests and passions.

Further information on the initiative

Themes: Culture and...

Individual well-being
Community well-being
Mental health
Physical health
Quality of social relations


art therapy, well-being, exhibition, rehabilitation, elderly, homeless, mental issues

Target group

Adults | Older people | Youth

Cultural field

Visual arts


2004 - present

Sources of funding

Raciborz Local Government , EU funds

Results, benefits, impact and lessons learnt



Stowarzyszenie "Persona"
NGO / Non-profit | Health