Nature and Stress-Relief

Why a walk in the woods really does help your body and your soul, The Conversation, Jeffrey Craig and Susan L. Prescott January 31, 2016

This is Your Brain on Nature, National Geographic, Florence Williams, Dec. 8, 2015

How Trees Calm Us Down, The New Yorker Alex Hutchinson, July 232015

The Health Benefits of Trees, The Atlantic, James Hamblin, July 29, 2014

 

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Association of Pennsylvania – For local resources, check out their Resources by County

The Advocacy Alliance – A Pennsylvania nonprofit whose mission is to promote mental wellbeing.

The Campaign to Change Direction –  A coalition of concerned citizens, nonprofit leaders, and leaders from the private sector who have come together to change the culture in America about mental health, mental illness, and wellness. Know the Five Signs that may mean someone is in emotional pain and may need help.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness – A grassroots organization dedicated to building better lives for people affected by mental illness asks you to know the warning signs of mental illness and live stigma-free