Nature for Health aims to connect more people in Greater Manchester with nature, for positive health and wellbeing outcomes
This website is designed to support the third sector to deliver more nature-based activities in Greater Manchester which lead to improved health and wellbeing . It includes a collection of free resources, such as information guides, templates and training, which enable community groups to harness the healing powers of nature.
If you’re looking to take part in a green activity, to maintain or improve your own health and wellbeing, please take a look at the social media feed below or explore our list of approved delivery partners.
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The Nature for Health Newsletter provides a range of information about nature activities and Green Social Prescribing in Greater Manchester, from recent training and events to the latest news
There’s no shortage of organisations delivering activities in nature, harnessing the outdoors to improve mental health and wellbeing. Take a look at the variety of activities taking place across Greater Manchester, and share yours by using the hashtag #gmnatureforhealth
We are hosting a Family Friendly Nature & Wellbeing Event with Deane & Derby Cricket Club!
Deane & Derby CC, 60 Chelsea Rd, Bolton, BL3 3BA
Find out more about different types of birds, make a bird feeder🦜🦚🦉🦆
See poster for more info
Brilliant seeing this transformation #GMNatureForHealth
Some lovely. wonderful work being done in Kirkholt, The Strand Gardens @rbhousing @GroundworkGM @petrus_cmty A number of the individuals working on it have been referred through Primary Care. @NASPTweets #greenprescribing #MentalHealthAwareness
Fantastic turnout for the Bug Hotel workshop @IncrEdibleEdu. @SalfordCVS @CEOSalfordCVS @MattersSalford #GMNatureforhealth
Join Manchester Mind on their allotment in Chorlton for an afternoon learning about and practicing the art of mindfulness in nature.
Tues 28th March: 1-3pm - Email Cris to book your spot on email@example.com
#gmnatureforhealth @Lancswildlife @ManchesterMind @GMMH_NHS
This week our Bolton group made a herb spiral using reclaimed stone found on-site. The group have been working hard to clear the garden area to make it a much more welcoming place! @Lancswildlife #gmnatureforhealth
Working through a network of organisations #GMNatureforHealth has had over
-Supporting 940 people
-Bringing together 80 + green providers
Increased happiness, life satisfaction & a reduction in anxiety = clear benefits for people across our region.
This week, we came together with our partners to reflect & celebrate 2 years of #GMNatureforHealth.
Thank you to everyone for sharing personal sucess stories & further amplifying the impact of the project.
It's great to see a commitment to contining the growth of NfH in GM.
Celebration event on Wednesday @RHSBridgewater. Reflecting on the past 2 years, learning about the impact of #GMNatureforHealth. Inspiring listening to personal stories and having the chance to take part in nature-based taster sessions!
Flower crowns and smiles all round at the #GMNatureforhealth event yesterday. Thank you to our wonderful partners supporting people to access the benefits of #socialprescribing 🌼
Check out our #fabulous flower crowns!💐👑 Fantastic energy at yesterdays #GMNatureforHealth event with @RHSBridgewater, @PennineCareNHS, @SalfordCVS & more! Thanks to @BennionRachael for sharing more about our #SocialPrescribing work at PEIR, our #CommunityAllotment. 💙
Partners & Supporters
The initial GM Nature For Heath partnership, formed in 2019, was delivered by Sow the City, Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Petrus, Salford CVS, City of Trees, RHS, GM Integrated Care Partnership and Groundwork Greater Manchester.