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 series of Critical Tool Kits, Podcasts and Writing for people working in art and rehabilitation; including those working creatively in addiction, the criminal justice system, … Continue reading


Key Themes

The Tool Kits focus 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

2000 of these FREE Critical Tool Kits have been downloaded. They will help you explore six key themes currently affecting the relationship between art and addiction, homelessness, mental health and … 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.  ~ Go Tell It to the Birds Simon McCormack – Writer and Recovering Addict In response to The “Other” … 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.