Connecting with Nature
‘Nature Prescriptions’ is a partnership project between NHS Shetland and RSPB Scotland and is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK. Nature Prescriptions offer an alternative to traditional treatments and recognises the benefits of nature in reducing blood pressure, stress, depression and anxiety, as well as increasing peoples happiness and general wellbeing.
RSPB Scotland have produced a range of information which allows people to connect with nature and discover greater variety of ways to realise the health benefits that nature can provide, regardless of health condition, confidence or if you are a sociable or more solitary person.
For further information have a look at the range of nature-based activities available.