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Mental Health Monday: Expressive Writing as a Tool for Healing

Presented by UAB Arts in Medicine at ArtPlay Community Art Education, Birmingham AL

Feb 21 2022
Mental Health Monday: Expressive Writing as a Tool for Healing

Expressive Writing helps us understand ourselves and make sense of life events. It can support resilience, foster self-expression, and provide a creative way to cope with stress.
In this VMHM, UAB Arts in Medicine Artists in Residence, Elizabeth Vander Kamp and Salaam Green, will discuss Writing for Healing, a program they facilitated during the pandemic for individuals with spinal cord injuries as part of a nation-wide telehealth research study. Writing for Healing draws on the research of

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ArtPlay Community Art Education

1006 19th Street South, (Five Points South), Birmingham, AL 35205


  • Please do not park in the lot behind the ArtPlay building. You may be towed at your expense if you do.
  • After 3 PM and on weekends, UAB Student Lot 15Y (the gravel lot) is for ArtPlay patrons at the corner of 10th Avenue South and 19th Street. Additional metered parking is available on 10th Avenue South.
  • Please do not park or drop off in the Alabama Ophthalmology parking lot, as you may be towed.  There is a paid public parking lot across the street from the ArtPlay house.  You will be booted if you use this lot and do not pay for your space.
  • ArtPlay highly encourages you to use either UAB Lot 15Y, UAB Parking Deck or metered parking.