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Silver Hill Hospital is a nationally recognized non-profit hospital for the treatment of psychiatric and addictive disorders, a unique and extraordinary place people have relied on since 1931 to help them find the path back to mental health and wellness. Silver Hill provides adolescent and adults a broad comprehensive range of programs offering inpatient, extended on-site residential treatment, and intensive outpatient programs. An environment conducive to healing makes Silver Hill Hospital a hospital that doesn’t feel like a hospital, but…Find out more »
Northeast Horticultural Therapy Network Quarterly Workshop and Meeting June 10, 2017 Please join us in beautiful Seacoast New Hampshire for a day filled with horticultural therapy networking, information, and garden tours. The day begins at the Monarch School of New England in Rochester, New Hampshire, where you will learn about the school’s horticultural therapy programs, plant a “living roof” bluebird house, and catch up on the latest news about NEHTN and the upcoming AHTA national conference. From there we will…Find out more »
Join us in Burlington, Vermont for the 2017 AHTA Annual Conference. Hosted by the Northeast Horticultural Therapy Network, the Conference will bring together horticultural professionals from around the world. Pre-tours will feature local gardens and programs. Add in the bonus of the Fall "Leaf Peeper" season and you have the perfect combination of networking, education and fun! The conference will be held at the Burlington Hilton Hotel in the heart of the city. AHTA has reserved a block of rooms at…Find out more »
The Acton Arboretum is situated on 65 acres of town conservation land in the heart of Town Center, Acton, Massachusetts. Each garden and collection in the Acton Arboretum is designed with a particular purpose in mind. The introduced trees and shrubs in the Arboretum are not arranged in a formal collection, but rather placed informally throughout the developed areas, especially among the gardens and collections. Overall, the arboretum's management and continued development follows this "naturalistic" approach rather than a formalized planting scheme. Many factors are essential to understanding and developing our "naturalistic" arboretum, including the interaction and sustainability of various wildlife habitats and corridors and the diversity of topographical, hydrological, and geological elements in the area. The incorporation of universal design to host visitors of all abilities is an ongoing endeavor.Find out more »
Perkins School for the Blind Hosting Horticultural Therapy Institute “Fundamentals of Horticultural Therapy” class
The Horticultural Therapy Institute (HTI) is offering Fundamentals of Horticultural Therapy at Perkins School for the Blind from November 16th-19th. This course introduces the profession and practice of horticultural therapy, which uses gardening activities in health care and human service programs. The course describes the types of programs utilizing horticultural therapy as well as the cognitive, social, emotional and physical goals for the varied people served. It also exposes students to resources for further exploration and to professionals in the field. …Find out more »
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