Mental health a key benefit to spending time outdoors

Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation Shaun Robinson says “Mental Health Awareness Week is a time to do those small things that can make a difference to ourselves and our whanau.”

“Take walks at different times of the day and observe the changes in nature. Take notice of how these small moments with nature make you feel and energise you.”

Find natural places where you can reconnect with nature on public conservation land and water.

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 21 to 27 September this year.

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