mental health

In this episode we speak with emergency physician Dr. Leana Wen, who is a visiting professor of health policy and management at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. (George Washington University)

Founding Director, Planet Forward
Listen to Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno host a special COVID-19 series, "Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic," in partnership with the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.

How are college students handling the transition to all e-learning? Six students at SUNY Plattsburgh provided an update.

SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Plattsburgh professor Curt Gervich interviewed six environmental science and studies students to find out how they are adapting to college life in the time of COVID-19 — and what we can learn from their experiences.

Hundreds of Tucson residents are using green spaces during the pandemic like the Loop, a 131-mile paved bikeway that now sees hundreds of daily users. (Jake Meyers / University of Arizona)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
Green spaces not only help cities mitigate and adapt to climate change; they can help residents cope with the shock of COVID-19.
Misericordia University
Let's appreciate nature while it is still beautiful and green!
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Wisconsin-Madison
A community center in Madison, Wisc., provides important outdoor experiences for students who may not get them as often as they'd like.

Kalu Yala welcomes visitors and interns with a scenic, yet challenging hike up and down the valley. (Photos by Cassie Majewski/Medill)

Northwestern University
Hoping to maximize the benefits of time spent in nature, a group of interns in Panama are investigating the possibility of a new model for a holistic mental health approach.

Harper Simpson, former agriculture intern at Kalu Yala, wears jewelry to remind her to stay strong in times of hardship. (Cassandra Majewski/Medill)

Northwestern University
In a place so focused on environmental sustainability, an important caveat at the eco-town Kalu Yala is its struggle to create an environment that is mentally sustainable.
University of Florida
The World Health Organization has called stress the “health epidemic of the 21st century.”

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