Depressed? Are you living next to a vacant site?

It’s no surprise that your environment has an impact on your health. According to a new study, a depressing environment such as the existence of vacant sites that attract dumping, criminal activity and discourage investment could be affecting your mental health.

The solution? Non-expensive site activation such as greening or cleaning up garbage and maintaining a site could improve your mental health and well-being.

For more, see Empty lots, vacant buildings in neigbourhoods may contribute to feelings of depression

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