Artful Expression

 

Artful Expression is a 15-week art focused program designed to empower students in grades 6- 9 who are living with mental health problems or mental illness and help them develop coping skills through the arts.

 

The program provides peer support to develope self-esteem, connections and hope and help for living well. Participants will have the copportunity to perform or exhibit their work, further promoting self-confidence and self-satisfacutsion.

 

Participants may return to the program as a peer volunteers. Please note that this is an art expression program and not art therapy. The program is free of chage.

 

Where:

Appleton YMCA, 218 E. Lawrence St., Appleton, WI, and

Neenah-Menasha YMCA, 110 W. North St., Neenah, WI.

 

How to register:

Please fill out the registration form and send to Kourtney Kositzke at the Appleton YMCA or Darlene Pawelkiewicz at the Neenah-Menasha YMCA.

 

For more information, contact:

 

Kourtney Kositzke

Arts & Humanities Coordinator

Appleton YMCA

920.9547602

kkositzke@ymcafoxcities.org

 

Darlene Pawelkiewicz

Arts & Humanities Coordinator

Neenah-Menasha YMCA

920.886.2128

Times: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

dpawelkiewicz@ymcafoxcities.org

 

Ann Jadin

Community Engagement Director

NAMI Fox Valley

920.954.1550

ann@namifoxvalley.org

 

 

 

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