Catchment Based Social Prescribing

Organisation: Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd

Location: National

Type: Research

This report captures findings in the project River Remedies: Improving Wellbeing through Nature.

The programme offered vulnerable adults and teenagers the chance to engage with nature-based activities on the River Frome.

The overall aim of the project was to contribute to the evidence base on the benefits of nature-based social prescribing and to show the practicalities that could be followed by catchment partnerships.

The research found that river-based remedies, a kind of nature-based social prescription, has a positive effect in terms of increased engagement with the river, it helped manage mental health risks and improved wellbeing.

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