In Aarhus, Denmark the municipality wants to improve the mental health of its citizens. But instead of only prescribing treatment by a psychologist they have created a culture and health fund. 40 cultural initiatives that will work to strengthen the general health and mental health of citizens have received a share of the funds 2,1 million DKK.
Since 2020, Aarhus municipality has had a culture and health plan which offer activities with art and culture to improve the health and well-being of citizens. The new fund is a part of that plan.