Provide art therapy to children with chronic diseases
The Teapot Trust is a UK charity providing a nationwide programme of art therapy and creative interventions in hospitals and hospices, to support the wellbeing of chronically ill children, young people and their families. their work aims to build resilience in children with chronic illness by encouraging them to express emotions, mentally overcome the challenges linked to their condition and develop healthy coping mechanisms. They aim to make hospitals less daunting for children and their families by providing art therapy, giving a more positive experience of visiting hospital. Since being founded in 2010 by Laura and John Young, the Teapot Trust has continued to grow and now has a team of 17 professional art therapists working across Scotland and London.