wave by wave
PROBLEM | Social exclusion of youngsters at risk.
SOLUTION | Providing therapy at the beach, based on consistence, continuity, predictability and intentionality. It brings together the contact with nature and the objective of promoting bond creation, self valuation, self-esteem and well-being.
PARTNERS AND INVESTORS | Câmara Municipal de Cascais, Pensamento Vivo - Associação Portuguesa de Pedagogia e Saúde Mental, Clube Recreativo e Cultural da Quinta dos Lombos
INNOVATION FACTORS | Innovative approach to promote well-being and psychological and mental health of populations at risk, through the practice of Surf. Activities are coordinated by mental health specialists and Surf instructors.
IMPACT | Significant mitigation in behavioral problems, positive evolution in the areas of self-acknowledgement, exploration, effort and perseverance, problem-solving, time management, group competences, inter-personal relations and emotional control.
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