A critical platform for those working creatively within addiction, the criminal justice system, homelessness and mental health. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and by ICCE, TCCE and C4CC.


ART vs REHAB is a platform for people working in art and rehabilitation; including those working creatively in addiction, the criminal justice system, homelessness and mental health. It is a … Continue reading


Key Themes

So far, we have focused on six key themes, as identified by our collaborators. These themes are explored through the Critical Tool Kits, Critical Writing and Podcasts… Artists vs Art Therapists … Continue reading


Critical Tool Kits

1500 of these FREE Critical Tool Kits have been downloaded so far. They will help you explore six key themes currently affecting the relationship between art and addiction, homelessness, mental … Continue reading

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These podcasts document discussions between ART vs REHAB collaborators in response to the key themes… Click on a title to listen or download via SoundCloud… Artists vs Art Therapists Criticality and Evaluation … Continue reading


Critical Writing

Commissioned articles written by our collaborators in response to the key themes. All articles are currently pending publication in other places and will be posted here at a later date. … Continue reading



ART vs REHAB  is an ongoing critical conversation that has so far involved over one hundred artists, therapists, academics, service users, service providers, funders and commissioners, including… Abi Knipe, Aidan Gray, … Continue reading



A selection of photos from the ART vs REHAB focus group series, June 2012.