Nature and mental health guide

Secondary

This booklet explores the benefits that nature can have for our mental health, and suggests lots of different activities to try.

Spending time in green space or bringing nature into your everyday life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing.

For example, doing things like growing food or flowers, exercising outdoors or being around animals can have lots of positive effects.

This guide from Mind shares lots of different ways that we can bring nature into our lives, and suggests activities to try.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by school staff, or post-16 students
  • use by individuals

Teachers could share this booklet with post-16 students, or adapt some of the activities suggested for lessons with younger students.

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