In the world of early careers development, some key issues remain constant - and some fly in with the economic climate.
Whatever is topping your list, you can be sure that we're thinking about it too. If you're currently facing a challenge that you think Outward Bound can help with, please get in touch.
Mental health and wellbeing
Young people’s mental health is a topic of constant debate, with concern for the issue growing amongst healthcare professionals, educationalists, the government and the general public. Rates of anxiety and depression in young people have risen 70% in the past 25 years, and those aged 12-25 have the highest incidence of mental illness across the lifespan.
Strong evidence shows that engagement with outdoor natural environments is beneficial for mental health and wellbeing: through a restorative effect, positive social contact and opportunities for physical activity. But is this true? And if so, what can be done? Download our FREE report...
YOUNG PEOPLE'S MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING: CONNECTING TO NATURE
Our report is free to download, and explains what can be done and the role employers and educators can play in promoting good mental health and wellbeing.
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Find out how a group of officer trainees from MEF developed their responsibility and resilience at Outward Bound
Did you know - as approved providers on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) our programmes are 90% fundable through the levy and count toward the required 20% off-the-job training?