5thDecember 2023

Guidance for Outdoor Mental Health Interventions: IOL releases Statements of Good Practice

05.12.23|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL) share statements which set out a view on competence when combining mental health and well-being interventions with outdoor learning. This includes a great summary video on ‘An introduction to Outdoor Therapy’ which sets the context for this approach. The primary goal was to develop [...]

17thOctober 2023

The stats support nature for mental health

17.10.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

In their latest bulletin, the Children & Nature Network (C&NN) noted World Mental Health Day . Check out the C&NN handy stat sheet which focuses on nature’s benefits for mental health and well-being. The bulletin also shares an article 4 ways nature improves your mental health.  Read more children and [...]

4thApril 2023

Mental health and loneliness in Scottish schools

04.04.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

The MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU), University of Glasgow has shared this research in their March 2023 news bulletin. Loneliness is strongly linked with poorer mental health in adolescents, with the impact of loneliness on their mental health varying depending on the school they attend, a new [...]