For so many, the uncertainty and challenges of this year have had a severe impact on not only physical health, but mental health. The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn global attention to the importance of mental wellness.
In The Dramatists Guild Foundation's conversations with dramatists during this unprecedented time, they have realized that financial restrictions have made prioritizing mental health and wellness out of reach for many.
DGF has therefore created the Steven Schwartzberg Grants to provide financial support for mental health and wellness services for writers. These grants will provide writers $1,000 towards mental health services through Advekit, an online therapy platform.
The Steven Schwartzberg Grants are the first mental health and wellness program through DGF, as the foundation continues to learn and explore services that would be most helpful to writers.
Writers are the beating heart of theatre; they take us on journeys and inspire us to think. Taking care of the mental health of writers is part of keeping the theatre alive and well. The DGF is here to help.
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