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Media Advisory

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
Press Release # 083-07
Tuesday, October 9, 2007

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR MEDIA
(212) 788-5290


MEDIA ADVISORY: HEALTH DEPARTMENT PRESENTS ART BY MEMBERS OF MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITIES

WHO:

Artists who are members of the city’s mental health, chemical dependency or mental retardation/developmental disability communities.

Dr. David Rosin, Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

WHAT:

An art show featuring powerful and engaging work by artists from the city’s mental health communities.

The exhibit highlights the benefits of art-making for reducing stress, promoting recovery and improving mental health. Creating and exhibiting original work also helps lessen stigma and empower the artists.

WHERE: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
93 Worth Street, 12th Floor
WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2007
5:00 -7:00 p.m.

Art by: Esteban Carrion

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