Green Light Trust's AIR programme, offers nature-inspired online wellbeing support to people whose mental health is being impacted adversely through this period of increased isolation and anxiety.
Sessions on our FREE AIR courses are for one day per week over the course of 10 weeks and engagement and progress is at each individual's own pace. Activities include:-
- Interactive online group chat
- Nature learning and craft activities
- Exploratory walk in nature period
- Online lunch
- Group nature video sharing
- One to one phone support
We are able to provide a smartphone and data to anyone who does not have their own means of connecting with us online, so that they can access our course sessions.
Our AIR courses are designed to:-
- reduce isolation and anxiety
- improve mental and physical wellbeing
- increase confidence and self-esteem
- give a sense of structure and belonging
- improve social and communication skills
- engage people with the natural environment
- instill renewed purpose
Find out more about our AIR courses on our website. Book online or by calling us on 01284 830829. Our office phone is unmanned as our office staff are all working from home, but leave a message and someone will call you back.
Green Light Trust is a well established and successful environmental education charity which uses the Power of Nature to transform lives; with woodlands at Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, RSPB Minsmere, and special project locations around East Anglia.
We provide 100s of disadvantaged or marginalised adults and children with support for their wellbeing, work and life skills, through our woodland and online programmes.
We do this by:
- Inspiring, empowering and supporting people with woodland wellbeing and educational activities
- Enhancing the education, health and wellbeing of individuals and community groups to cope better with the life challenges they face, through using opportunities in the natural environment.
- Engaging people on a mental health or alcohol and substance abuse recovery pathway.
- Improving mental and physical wellbeing, self-esteem, confidence, social and communication skills.
- Offering support to individuals who feel socially anxious or isolated.
- Working with employment and probation services to help people back into work, training or volunteering opportunities.
- Working with schools, colleges, pupil referral units and local authorities to provide alternative education provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEND), autism, behavioural challenges or other barriers which mean they struggle in mainstream education.
This provider was Quality Assured in 2017 and is now an approved provider by Suffolk County Council's Quality Assurance and Provider Development Team - find out more here.