What started as an online self-help group at the beginning of a global pandemic, in a small corner of South East England, has now collaborated with an organisation 5000 miles across the globe in India, to co-create a space of community, connections and care. Growing Better Lives CIC has joined forces with Hank Nunn Institute (HNI) to co-produce GreenCloud. It is an online group for people who connect with nature to come together weekly in a therapeutic engagement space.
We share a few pictures and videos of our interactions with different elements of nature, play a game, create artwork together and share meaningful moments with each other. It is not a clinical or psychotherapeutic space, but a supportive and nourishing space. The group at present has members from India and the UK, and is looking to grow and invite service users, service providers and caregivers in mental health systems from across the globe.
If you would like to know more, come along to one of our Zoom sessions on a Wednesday. Drop an email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you the link. We can also visit you at your organisation and gift you the experience of being a part of our GreenCloud group!