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There’s A Surprising Weapon In The Battle For Soldiers’ Mental Health

May 2016

“Yet there is no dedicated department of arts and crafts for veteran rehabilitation, at least not through the federal government. Instead, for decades, individual veterans have turned to crafting on their own, as explored in the PBS documentary “Craft in America: Service” and a recent exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, “Art and Other Tactics: Contemporary Craft by Artist Veterans.” By applying funds from the G.I. Bill toward taking on new artistic disciplines, more and more veterans are finding solace in crafts like pottery, woodworking, and metalsmithing…” Read the full GOOD article by Rebecca Huval here.



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