Nature on Prescription
Outdoor as treatment to improve mental health, empowerment and job readiness - for people with stress, depression or anxiety
Empowerment with outdoor
Walking in silence, bonfire, cutting spoons and making bird boxes.
Nature on prescription use a number of outdoor activities, often relaxed activities, in the treatment and training of people with stress, depression or anxiety.
The target is to improve mental health, empowerment and job readiness. The program lasts 8 weeks and includes 2 weekly activities - and is completed with a bridging programme to associations and municipal services.
Organizer and partners
The program is organized by the Healt Centre at the Municipality of Silkeborg.
The content of the sessions is provided in turn by AQUA, the Nature Agency and the Health Centre.
Would you like to have more information about the initiative - or get in touch with the people behind it?
Write to Outdoor Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org
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