Tag: mental-health

COVID pandemic fails to slow the flow of the Rivers Trust movement

COVID pandemic fails to slow the flow of the Rivers Trust movement

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

2020 proved an outstanding year for the Rivers Trust movement, as we publish our review of the year this week. Despite some setbacks resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, many environmental improvements were still undertaken on a large scale.     In addition to these on-the-ground achievements, The Rivers Trust has…

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Mental Health Awareness Week: People and nature can heal each other

Mental Health Awareness Week: People and nature can heal each other

Posted by Rebecca Duncan

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the theme is one we can really get on board with: Connect with Nature. It’s no surprise that, at The Rivers Trust, we are big believers in the power of nature to reduce stress or anxiety and improve mental wellbeing. Getting outside…

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RT Ambassador Jenny: ‘Nature is always there for us’

RT Ambassador Jenny: ‘Nature is always there for us’

Posted by Emily Cooper

This Mental Health Awareness Week, we're celebrating the impact nature can have on our mental wellbeing. Today, we hear from Jenny Pearson—Rivers Trust Ambassador—about her experience. If you have ever found joy or peace on the banks of a river, please do consider making a donation. With your help, we…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Posted by Emily Cooper

Mental health issues can affect anyone at any time. Now, amidst the uncertainty and grief brought by COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that we take time to look after our mental wellbeing. While the positive impact of green spaces on mental health is well documented, the benefits of ‘blue…

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