mental health

Growing Up Near Green Spaces is Linked to Better Mental Health

Growing Up Near Green Spaces is Linked to Better Mental Health

Children who grow up in greener surroundings have a greatly reduced risk of developing mental illnesses later in life, research suggests.

The Healing Potential of Turning Vacant Lots Green

The Healing Potential of Turning Vacant Lots Green

A new study finds turning vacant lots into green space can improve the mental health of residents in the hardest-hit neighborhoods.

'Put Your Hands In Some Dirt': Rooftop Garden Delivers Food, Improved Mental Health

'Put Your Hands In Some Dirt': Rooftop Garden Delivers Food, Improved Mental Health

A rooftop garden in the heart of the city is allowing London's Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) to supply its successful street-level café with fresh herbs and vegetables.