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Date

2022

Abstract

This project examined the cost of mental health diagnosis on the health care system and how interactions with green space and nature increase mental health wellbeing. A Vermont state government program to increase access to state parks through primary care providers offices is highlighted. Interviews were conducted with a community psychologist discussing interaction with nature and its effects on mental health. The second interview was with a member of the volunteer board for the Governors council on fitness discussing the origins of the state park program.

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Colchester Family Practice

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Disciplines

Community Health | Medical Education | Other Mental and Social Health | Primary Care | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Sports Sciences

Nature Is The Best Medicine

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