Sierra SmallWeekly – Every Friday 1–5pm.

Combining nature, exercise, adventure, healthy food and good company, this weekly program can assist you to improve mental health and physical wellbeing.

 

Talk to GAS about including adventure in your treatment or support plan.

 

What the reasearch says:

Nature helps our mental health

Contact with nature improves self-awareness, self esteem, self concept and positively effects mood. Contact with nature is effective in alleviating the symptoms of anxiety, depression, irritability, restlessness, insomnia, tension, headaches and even indigestion.

 

Read the research

An independent review of international research by academics at Deakin University found over two hundred studies that showed contact with nature makes people physically and mentally healthier.

Read the review - Healthy Parks Healthy People: the state of the evidence 2015 (PDF)