Published in Bulletin 131, January 2022
A feasibility study exploring engagement and acceptability
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CHILL CIC commissioned the University of Portsmouth to provide feedback from participants relating to outdoor swimming coaching sessions that were conducted for NHS staff as part of the NHS Improvement and wellbeing.
Cold water immersion has been shown to transform the way the body responds to stress, as Tim Clare discovered after a decade of severe anxiety
Founded this year, Chill Therapy CIC is a non-profit providing cold water swimming sessions to help people manage anxiety and depression. So far, they have set up swim hubs around the country, taken NHS staff on cold water therapy courses and have been collecting quantitative data on cold water swimming. We spoke to founder Mike Morris to learn more about this amazing initiative, which is taking us one step closer to social prescription swimming.