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Gardens prove to be a lifeline for veterans at risk, transforming their mental health through nature

The following is a beautiful, visual story happening in Englewood about how one Volunteers of America Chicago-area housing development turns to a simple, age-old activity (gardening) to improve the spirits and mental wellbeing of veterans - 30 to 40% of whom are reported to be suffering from mental health issues. 

Hope Manor II creates garden plots for their veteran residents and families each year. This past fall harvest was a successful one with numerous vegetables and fruits collected by adults and children to serve at their tables or eat right from the gardens. Greenspace is rare in underserved communities, yet there are tremendous benefits when nature is brought into people's living spaces. 

HIV-Positive and Illinois Resident? Take the HIV and Mental Health Quiz

HIV-Positive and Illinois Resident? Take the HIV and Mental Health Quiz

Illinois HIV Care Connect reinforcing the importance of good mental health among people living with HIV

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