Bees and Refugees: Beekeeping as a form of therapy

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The environmental justice organisation aiming to build skills and crafts for refugees and local communities in London.

Studies have found that rates of mental health disorders, such as anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression were higher among refugee populations in comparison to the general population.

With increasing research into the positive impacts of being in nature on the mental health, wellbeing and integration of migrant and refugee communities, the organisation Bees and Refugees uses beekeeping as a form of therapy and integration for refugee and local communities.

Molly Cavanagh reports for Artefact TV.

Featured image by Molly Cavanagh.

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