How VA Facilities Are Using Gardneing as a Theraputic Tool

We're really happy to see more use of gardening and working with the earth as a theraputic method to help soldiers with PTSD.

"In this setting, they can tend to focus on the negative aspects of what brought them into the hospital," she said. "Bringing them outside, giving them something to focus their attention on and a reason to socialize, I think that makes their mood better, makes their self-esteem improve, and it makes them more willing to interact with others." 

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