The Risa Fund seeks to enhance the well-being of underserved youth in Washington, DC through arts and athletic enrichment and improved access to mental health services.

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Workshop Facilitates Incorporating Art Journaling into Daily Routines

Through our ongoing partnership with ArtReach GW, we hosted our first Make and Take: The Art Journal workshop. Participants made their own journals and learned methods for incorporating art journaling and art therapy into their daily routines. (more...)

Fall Art Therapy Sessions Bring Community Together and Produce Stunning Artwork

The Risa Fund and Artreach GW celebrate the inspiring works of art that were created during recent Art Therapy Open Studio sessions. Led by registered art thereapist Katherine Tucker, ATR, the sessions promote art-making as a tool for wellness, self-awareness, insight, and community connection. (more...)

Risa Fund Among the Sponsors of Mental Health Conference

The Risa Fund was a proud sponsor of a one-day conference on the unique mental health needs of emerging adults. Conference attendees included hospital-based physicians, community physicians, residents, fellows, medical students, psychologists, psychiatrists, guidance counselors, social workers, and other members of the healthcare team interested in adolescent and emerging adult mental health. (more...)

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