Green Hands Clear Mind 10 week horticulture therapy programme launching in March 2021

January 6, 2021

Ashes to Gold Grow Project Centre will be hosting a 10-week horticultural therapy programme under the Defence Gardens’ Scheme. The course is run by a Psychotherapist and Horticultural therapist, and up to 8 clients, who are all ex-service personnel, can attend each course.

Starting on Tuesday 16th March 2021 the programme enables:

  • Reduction of stress indicators 
  • Restoration of capacity for concentration 
  • Increased self-esteem 
  • Increased self-confidence 
  • Increased levels of physical activity 
  • Increased wellbeing 
  • Improved social interaction and social inclusion 
  • Enhanced sense of purpose 
  • Development of work focused skills

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