Learn CAMH Library: Resources for National Therapeutic Recreation Month

Published on February 27th, 2017 | from CAMH Education

CAMH Library: Resources for National Therapeutic Recreation Month

By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library

It’s National Therapeutic Recreation Month

See below for a select list of evidence based resources on therapeutic recreation in behavioral health.

 Evidence In-Sight: Recreation Therapy
From the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health

Horticultural Therapy for Schizophrenia
From the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Interventions for Adolescents and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders:Comparative Effectiveness Reviews
From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Therapeutic recreation for elderly and mental health patients: clinical benefit, safety, and guidelines
From the Canadian Institute for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

What Is the Evidence to Support the Use of Therapeutic Gardens for the Elderly?
From the journal Psychiatry Investigation, 2012 Jun; 9(2): 100–110

  • This literature review presents the data on the effects of natural settings for the long term care and rehabilitation of the elderly who are experiencing the medical and mental health problems frequently associated with aging
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3372556/

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