Nature and Health


The  health fields in the United States has traditionally viewed our relationship to the natural environment from a deficit point of view, focusing on the important issues of environmental toxins in and out of the home and how environmental justice addresses these issues. However, research over the past 10 years both nationally and internationally has established that for many clients of public health, social services and mental health services, nature-based practices can be an important social and coping source of support for wellness, trauma-recovery and resiliency. 

Here is a funny and informative video I’m in about The Health Benefits of Going Outside from The Atlantic Magazine:













































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