Community singing helps mental health recovery

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As we prepare for our choral music #MentalHealthJukebox on Saturday 27th January, Liesbeth Tip explores a qualitative evaluation of a Norfolk-based community singing project (Sing Your Heart Out) aimed at people with mental health conditions and the general public.

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#MentalHealthJukebox: a new tweet chat to entertain, engage and inspire anyone who likes music and mental health

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Today we’re proud and excited to announce the launch of a new monthly tweet chat called #MentalHealthJukebox, which will provide a space for people to share the music they love and talk about their mental health. Join us!

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Cochrane review inconclusive about the impact of music education on the reading skills of children with dyslexia

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Dyslexia is a specific learning disorder characterised by difficulty with spelling and decoding words. The NHS Choices website explains that people with dyslexia typically have trouble with: phonological awareness (the ability to identify the units of sound within words) verbal memory (the ability to remember a sequence of verbal information for a short period of [read the full story…]