Westchester’s Rural-Urban Blend Could Bring Mental Health Benefits For Years To Come

New research suggests living close to—or in—a more rural setting promotes improved mental health.



Need something else to lord over your friends in New York City? Try better mental health. According to Smithsonian, researchers in the UK found that people who moved to urban areas surrounded by more green space were happier and had less anxiety and depression than they did before they moved. The British Household Panel Survey also noted that effects lasted for a full three years after the move, so enjoying green spaces isn’t just a fleeting novelty. Now, who wants to take a stroll along the RiverWalk?

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