Nature in the News

Recommendations about related to travel, work, and social activities are rapidly changing in Canada and internationally.

Therefore, I have started this post to share information on public health recommendations related to outdoor recreational activities. I will update this as often as I can to keep the information current and as new information becomes available.

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A school in UK has hired an ecotherapist as part of their strategy to improve the mental health of students. Ecotherapist will work with individual students and provide groups in a first of its kind program.

‘Screens and gaming have massive impact on children’s emotional wellbeing,’ headteacher warns

The UK seems to be more advanced in their approach to integrating the health benefits of nature into education and the health care system. Hopefully with time North American organizations will also promote nature as a way to improve mental health in our populations.

Link to the article on the Independent.

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