Information

About Northeast Passage

Northeast Passages Community/Home Based Recreational Therapy program is a health promotion/prevention program currently available to individuals with disabling conditions. Services are currently offered as a value added benefit to members of the U.S. Family Health Plan at Martins Point Health Care and the Manchester, NH Veteran’s Administration. The program uses a multifaceted approach that combines education, application and psychosocial support systems to address a clients individualized needs.

The goal of this health-promoting program is to attain and maintain health and decrease the occurrences of secondary conditions of disability, resulting in an enhanced quality of life. The program is administered by Licensed Therapeutic Recreation Specialists who use recreational activities that are relevant to a clients life in a purposeful way in order to meet personal goals and accomplish functional outcomes.

Therapists work hand-in-hand with clients, families, friends and treatment teams to address personal goals, improve overall quality of life, and to invest in personal health, functional fitness and independence. By engaging in physical activity and pursuing experiences that gives one’s life meaning, individuals with disabilities can maintain a health promoting lifestyle.

Eligibility

Some form of disability.

Services Provided

  • Community Programs
  • Family Programs
  • Therapeutic Retreats
  • Counseling and Mentorship
  • Outdoor Adventure
Population Served
  • Men
  • Spouses
  • Veterans
  • Women