Branching Out Evaluation 2009: Full Report
Branching Out is an innovative development for clients who use mental health services within Greater Glasgow and Clyde. This 2009 report is an evaluation of the service which was was undertaken using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
This review examines the theory and evidence for utilizing greenspace in order to improve the health of those who use mental health services with particular reference to those experiencing enduring mental health difficulties. This review includes large scale correlational studies examining greenspace and the living environment, experiments examining single day or short‑term interventions, and longer-term activity programmes.