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Student Spotlight: Leisure as Mental Health Treatment

February 13, 2014

How can recreation and leisure pursuits help people with mental illness live full and engaged lives? Lauren Torok is exploring the role of leisure in the lives of individuals with mental illnesses. Her ultimate goal is to create a strengths-based therapeutic recreation treatment program.

EENet has developed a Student Spotlight on Lauren’s work. You can read this edition of Promising Practices on the EENet website.

Student Spotlights are brief profiles of up-and-coming student researchers. To read more of EENet’s clear language products visit

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