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The National Endowment for the Arts proudly presents Creative Forces: Healing the Invisible Wounds of War—an interactive exhibition of visual art, music, and performances by military service members and veterans who are current or former participants in the Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network. The exhibition also includes first-person accounts from the artists about their experiences with creative arts therapies and effects of these treatments on their lives.
Over the next five years, Creative Forces®: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Military Healing Arts Network intends to provide $2.5 million in new research funding.
Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in Indianapolis, Cleveland and Jackson, MS, will soon be able to give veterans living with traumatic brain injury or PTSD access to art, music, dance and creative writing therapies through a telehealth program.
Creative Forces expands its footprint beyond clinical sites to therapeutic arts engagement in community settings.