NATURE THEME FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 10th-16th MAY 2021…

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This years Mental Health Awareness Week’s theme is NATURE.

Mr. Mark Rowland Chief Executive of The Mental Health Foundation wrote how during lockdown he encountered a family member who was quite reliant on her daily hit of nature to get her through the day.

During the long months of the pandemic, millions of us turned to nature, including me. I became quite neurotic about how I could attract birds to my garden. I tried every type of food and tactics but soon realised nature needed a few more trees and hedges to hide in. I am glad to say we are getting some regular visitors now.

Mark Rowland wrote that their research on the mental health impacts of the pandemic showed going for walks outside was one of our top coping strategies and 45% of us reported being in green spaces had been vital for our mental health. Websites which…

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