Mind.Art.Recovery.KY (MARK) is an expressive arts curriculum that gives individuals and families in recovery opportunities for creative self-expression via journal making, creative writing, painting, etc. MARK provides a creative outlet to process traumatic community and family experiences related to SUD.
From 2021-2022, MARK was piloted in six (6) counties, with 98 participants in various settings. This included an at-risk youth after-school and summer camp facility, a residential rehabilitation program, a women’s residential treatment facility and transitional home, and community court-ordered rehabilitation programs.
Evaluation data from individual lessons showed: