Learn CAMH Library: Nature and Mental Health for Earth Day 2017

Published on April 20th, 2017 | from CAMH Education

CAMH Library: Nature and Mental Health for Earth Day 2017

By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library

Happy Earth Day! See below for resources on the role nature can play in improving mental health, well being and recovery.

Green City: Why Nature Matters to Health-An Evidence Review
From Toronto Public Health

Green Space and Mental Health: Pathways, Impacts, and Gaps
From the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Using Parks to Improve Children’s Health
From Environmental Health Perspectives. 2015 Oct 1;123(10):A254-9

NHS Forests: Growing Forests for Health
From the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

  • Lists the research evidence on how hospital gardens, contact with green spaces, and trees and woods can aid with recovery
    Access at http://nhsforest.org/evidence

This is Your Brain On Nature
From National Geographic. 2016 Jan; 34-67

 

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