Mental health and nature video

Secondary

In this video, Sir David Attenborough talks about the links between mental health and nature. Schools could use this video as part of a lesson about how nature can impact our wellbeing.

In this short video, Sir David Attenborough discusses ways that nature has been shown to improve mental health - for example, that recently bereaved people have found spending time in nature helpful for dealing with their grief.

He discusses how nature has helped him during stressful times, and suggests ways that people can better connect with nature.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use with secondary school students

The video could be used as part of a lesson on mental health and coping strategies.

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