Nature for Health: the Wellbeing Benefits of Volunteering

Denbighshire Countryside Service and Denbighshire Housing have collaborated for the ‘Nature for Health’ project. Originally funded by Natural Resources Wales its focus is to improve wellbeing using #socialprescribing: healthcare professionals and other organisations can refer service users to take part in conservation and healthy lifestyle activities. 
The project has benefited the work within the Countryside Service with new volunteers getting involved regularly. The hope is that the use of nature to promote wellbeing will be picked up by other organisations to encourage communities to get involved in and care for their green spaces. 
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