In the Loop
Faculty News : Apr 27, 2018

Veterans at home learn coping skills through the arts

Center for Arts in Medicine faculty members Diane Garrison Langston, Jenny Baxley Lee and Heather Spooner use a telehealth connection to provide art therapy for veterans. 

Nationwide, the VA provides Telehealth services to more than 700,000 patients a year. And there are more than 40 different programs including Addiction Services, Women’s Healthcare and Pain Management. But the Gainesville VA is the first to meld the Telehealth technology with Creative Arts Therapy offering music, movement and visual arts.

Read the full article here.