St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

Tag: ecotherapy

Ecotherapy to continue thanks to National Lottery players!

We are exceptionally pleased to announce that our Ecotherapy Programme has been refunded by Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities for a further five years! Over the last three years this project has supported over 242 individuals to improve both their mental and physical wellbeing through outdoor activity underpinned by a one-to-one tailored mentoring programme. This […]

Posted 30 April 2018 | Tags: ecotherapy, funding

Woodworking tutor wanted

We are looking for a tutor to lead a new woodworking group that will form part of the Ecotherapy programme at St Nicks, helping people in recovery from mental ill health. The aim of the group is to produce items that will have a functional use on the reserve such as birdboxes, batboxes, benches, veg […]

Posted 26 January 2018 | Tags: ecotherapy, vacancy, woodworking

It’s World Mental Health Day

We’re celebrating the World Mental Health Day with this great video demonstrating how we innovatively make positive changes in mental health – one plant at a time. We hope you like it as much as we do and if you’d like to improve your wellbeing through ecotherapy, please get in touch. Big thanks go to our partners […]

Posted 10 October 2017 | Tags: ecotherapy, wellbeing, World Mental Health Day

New Green Exercise Programme

Thanks to funding from City of York Council and partnership with York Mind, our Ecotherapy project is expanding again! Ecotherapy promotes good mental and physical wellbeing through outdoor activity in a natural environment. We currently offer activities on every day of the work week. As of July we are happy to be adding green exercise […]

Posted 26 June 2017 | Tags: ecotherapy, green exercise