A prescription for outside!

Posted on October 26, 2016 · Posted in Health, Office News

Studies have shown that being outside has many positive psychological and physiological benefits….. The three-year study, currently under review by several academic journals, corroborated Keltner’s lab findings and showed that veterans experienced a 35 percent decrease of PTSD symptoms after a single two-day rafting trip. “We have pharmaceutical solutions for health problems that can be solved by the great outdoors,” says Keltner. Bare describes one vet who took up kayaking and reduced the amount the Department of Veterans Affairs was paying for his medication from $25,000 per year to $5,000.

Read the full article in Outside Magazine here.