New Article: Perceptions of green space usage, abundance, and quality of green space were associated with better mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic among residents of Denver

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted both physical and mental health. This study aimed to understand whether exposure to green space buffered against stress and distress during the COVID-19 pandemic while taking into account significant stressors of the pandemic.

Read more about JPB Fellow Colleen Reid’s study on the benefits of green space exposure during the pandemic was published this week. This work is co-authored by her students Emma Rieves and Kate Carlson and funded by the JPB Environmental Health Fellowship.