Green health: a tree-filled street can positively influence depression, study finds

More trees near the home was associated with a reduced risk in antidepressant use, information that can help urban planners

In 2005, when Celena Owens purchased an investment property in the up-and-coming East Baltimore neighborhood of Oliver, it was supposed to make her life better. But three years later, the housing market crashed, neighborhood renewal stalled, and the home that was going to be a rental became her full-time residence. Owens fell into what she describes as a “major depressive episode” that would last for the better part of a decade.

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Category: Mental Health