TCV’s Health in Nature Trafford Project aims to connect people to nature-based activities to improve physical health and mental wellbeing.
Taking part in nature-based activities can benefit both mental and physical health. Evidence shows that increased connection with nature can support:
- improved mood
- increased activity levels
- improved physical health
- improved confidence and self esteem
- reduce depression, loneliness and anxiety
- new friendships and feeling part of the community
What is green social prescribing?
Green social prescribing links people with nature-based activities to improve their health and wellbeing. Activities are varied and can include community gardening, conservation volunteering, walking groups and arts and cultural activities which take place outdoors.
Find a nature-based activity in Trafford
If you want to find out more about the different green activities across Trafford, please get in touch.
Health in Nature Trafford
TCV’s Health in Nature Trafford Project is funded by the Coop Foundation to support Green Social Prescribing across Trafford. The project can support:
- Individuals who want to engage in nature based activity
- Referral organisations including link workers
- Community groups offering nature based activities
Green social prescribing training and resources
Information about current training provision and further resources related to Green Social Prescribing across Greater Manchester can be found at: Nature For Health | Home (gmnatureforhealth.org.uk)
Please get in touch
Ruth Crawford – Green Social Prescribing Support
Call: 0161 962 9409