• Promote values of respect, equality, authenticity and trust, and create spaces where healthy communication and sharing can occur.

  • Increase access to, and deepen people’s connection with, natural environments

  • Promote meaningful self-expression through the written and spoken word

  • Provide positive, authentic role models

  • Offer contemporary ‘rites of passage’

  • Demonstrate the use of story and narrative as a means of transformation ie Tribe Warrior

  • Increase participants’ self-awareness, self-belief and self-compassion

  • Build stronger communities through inter-generational sharing and mentoring

  • Shift attitudes away from ‘labels’ and towards ‘stories’

  • Prioritise engaging with people who are socially excluded and would otherwise be unlikely to access similar interventions.