M is for...MyPlace

Myplace is an exciting and innovative ecotherapy project delivered by the Lancashire Wildlife Trust in partnership with the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.
M is for

Myplace empowers young people, adults and their communities to connect with local environments in order to learn new skills, build resilience and improve their physical health and mental wellbeing.

How Myplace works

The Myplace project team works each week with local communities on their greenspace sites or 'hubs'.

The hub activities aim to empower people to make positive changes for wildlife, communities and their own wellbeing.

The Wildlife Trusts recently published a report conducted with the University of Essex examining the effects of volunteering in nature on people's mental health.

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What is Ecotherapy?

Ecotherapy is the approach that Myplace takes to help people reconnect with nature in a gentle, participant-led way. Each Myplace session is different but includes activities relating to our five key ecotherapy themes detailed below.

Research has shown that such activities can reduce stress, anxiety and many low level mental health conditions whilst also improving physical fitness, health and wellbeing.

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