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Free art sessions offered in Washington to help protect youngsters’ mental health

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Arts Centre Washington and Sunderland Culture are launching the free “arts and wellbeing” sessions, called Creative Me, for young people aged 13 to 18.

The sessions will take place each Tuesday from 5pm to 6.30pm. The first one will take place on November 9. The sessions are supported by the mental health charity Washington Mind.

The weekly sessions are aimed at allowing young people to work with guest artists on a range of different art forms. They are designed to develop creative skills, as well as help manage low level mental health conditions such as anxiety and panic attacks.

Read more in the Sunderland Echo…

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