THURS, NOV 14, 2-3 pm / Arts in Recovery Symposium at Berkshire Community College
Koussevitzky Arts Ctr, Rm K-111
1350 West St, Pittsfield
**Forum credit available for students**
Curious about how the arts can help people recover? Join local Art Therapist, Author & Teaching Artist, Marney Schorr in this symposium at Berkshire Community College about the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Gain knowledge about the field of art therapy and how it is being used in youth suicide prevention in Berkshire County. Learn how you can help someone who is feeling suicidal and more about the award-winning Arts in Recovery for Youth (AIRY) program.
Marney is the Founder/Director of AIRY, and recipient of the 2018 MA Statehouse award in excellence of leadership in suicide prevention. She is currently working with Jessica Kingsley Publishers on the first book about art therapy and youth suicide prevention in America. She teaches, practices and supervises interns in art therapy at NUarts Gallery & Studios in downtown Pittsfield. Learn more at www.marneyschorr.webs.com and www.airyedu.com. For event info, contact Melody Blass Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org.