★ Marking National Poetry Month with Carilion Clinic’s Angela Charlton

Carilion Clinic's Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Arts Program understands the power of words. At least two of the artists in residence have been writers; the Burden Boat transforms words of personal struggle in a ritual of community healing; and Poetry in the Waiting Room touches guests and patients across the healthcare system on a daily basis.… Continue reading ★ Marking National Poetry Month with Carilion Clinic’s Angela Charlton

★ The Healing Arts: What can poetry do for you?

Curious about the potential of poetry in your life? Pick up a trial size at Carilion Clinic. This week, the Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Arts Program is marking National Poetry Month with a number of free activities. Healing arts programs like Carilion’s have been shown to raise pain thresholds, reduce the need for pain medications, improve mood, lower blood […]