Branching Out in Aberdeen City
by Aberdeen City Council Countryside Ranger Service Claimed ( Outdoor Pursuits, Social Group, Mental Health Issues )
Branching Out is a project offering ecotherapy on referral for people who use mental health services in Scotland.
It is a partnership between Aberdeen City Council Countryside Ranger Service and Healthy Minds.
Research has shown that natural green spaces boost peoples' wellbeing and self-esteem by offering a calming and restorative environment.
For each client, the service consists of around 3 hours of activities per week in a woodland setting, over 12 weeks.
Branching Out accepts referrals from any adult mental health service.
Last updated 5 Feb 2019, 11:59 a.m.
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