What makes nature-based interventions for mental health successful?
Royal College of Psychiatrists
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This is the author accepted manuscript. It is currently under an indefinite embargo pending publication by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. 12-month embargo to be applied on publication
This paper looks at the work undertaken to provide nature-based interventions in the south west of England under the project ‘A Dose of Nature’. It summarises the evidence for health and wellbeing benefits of regular engagement with natural outdoor environments, presents the findings of the project, and discusses of some of the key factors involved in the development of successful nature-based interventions.