Green Synergy – Green Shoots of WellnessBack to Activities
Green Synergy’s Green Shoots of Wellness project aims to support men at risk of suicide with the opportunity to take part in social and therapeutic horticulture activities with an empathetic and person-centred approach.
Green Synergy is a Lincoln-based gardening and horticulture charity that supports people to socialise, learn and thrive. Our work focuses on supporting people in the most deprived communities in Lincoln and across Lincolnshire to improve their mental and physical wellbeing.
Green Synergy’s Green Shoots of Wellness project will focus on supporting male individuals aged 18+ living in Lincoln and Lincolnshire and in particular living in the most deprived communities in Lincoln.
Green Synergy as a charity and also our Hillside Community Garden is situated in one of the most
deprived wards in Lincoln – the Abbey Ward. Our programme aims to support those men suffering from mental health issues and people with physical Long-Term Conditions and disabilities and their carers.
The participants will have the chance to be outside, connecting with nature and accessing a safe space, building skills, resilience and friendships and encouraged to use a new wellness tools identified by the participants themselves. Green Shoots of Wellness aims to support and grow shoots of wellness and confidence to improve individual’s wellbeing, support coping strategies and gives the opportunity for individual and group support to promote positive lifestyles and reduce the risk of self-harm and suicide.