mental health without borders

Mental Health Without Borders Ep. 4 – Suicide

For more resources about suicide prevention go to:https://www.13reasonswhytoolkit.org/Today’s topic is a bit of a difficult one. We will talk about suicide and our personal stories. Venni is talking about his friend who committed twice with the second being sadly successful. Vaso will talk about her experience with depression, anxiety and being suicidal. Last but not […]

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Choosing Art as a Career

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Choosing Art as a Career
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Here’s a challenge for you: keep track of how many times you hear someone encouraging a child to embrace Art as a future career. When it comes to Arts, in fact, there’s always a lot of social pressure on people willing to pursue it as a career. Italians, for instance, have a saying that goes like: “impara l’arte e mettila da parte” (lit. “learn art and put it aside”), and this isn’t very motivating… Our guest today is Mario D’Avino, doctor, psychotherapist, and theatre director. He’s the living proof that we can embrace more than one passion at a time and make a career out of it. With him, we discussed Art in school, the benefits of artistic self-expression, and how COVID-19 affected artists.