Colart, a supplier of creative art tools and services, has kindly donated a generous amount of art materials to the Camden Specialist Drug Service for service users to use in their art group, art therapy sessions and Social Enterprise Project.
Phil Greenwood, Specialist Community Involvement Practitioner, Anna Hewson, Trainee Arts Psychotherapist (pictured) and Sarah Church, Recovery Practitioner accepted the colourful donation which included a range of art tools and materials on behalf of the service.
Service users will benefit from the donations during weekly art groups and creative workshops which are held to create an inspiring, therapeutic space to enable them to connect with others and work on their recovery. The group often visit galleries and community events to build on individuals’ social confidence.
The Social Enterprise Project, which has been set up by Camden Specialist Drug Service, teaches digital art, how to use the design programme Photoshop and photography skills for service users.
Anna talks about the donations: “We are really pleased with the generous donations from Colart. Both the staff within the service and our service users who participate in the groups are extremely grateful. Service users now get to use high quality art tools to make creative pieces of art. Thank you Colart.”