Park Rx America Infographic: Download the poster-size graphic with visual representations detailing the burden of chronic disease and the positive health effects of time in nature. This is FREE to download, share and display anywhere.
How to add your area to the ParkRx program: For information on Park Rx America and ways to develop and submit your own parks to display on our maps, please contact us.
How to create your own ParkRx program: For information on the National Park Rx Toolkit (under development) and ways to develop and submit your own, please visit the National Park Rx Resources page.
In the News...
Fulfilling a need: Doctors see importance of Parks Rx
By Melissa Brown, Birmingham Times
New thinking on kids with ADHD: 'Healthy lifestyle' could be effective intervention
By Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post
Living in cities, naturally
By Terry Hartig and Peter H. Kahn Jr., Urban Planet
Are You Nature-Deprived? Five ways to reap the mental and physical benefits of the great outdoors
Anna Medaris Miller, U.S. News
Past DC AAP President, Dr. Robert Zarr's DC Park Rx Featured in the Washington Post
By Frances Stead Sellers, The Washington Post
Video, Blogs & Publications
Park Prescription (DC Park Rx): A New Strategy to Combat Chronic Disease in Children, 2017 - Journal of Physical Activity and Health
"WHY I PRESCRIBE NATURE" - In D.C., Pioneering Pediatricians Offer New Hope and Health Through Park Rx
By Robert Zarr MD, DC Park Rx
Pediatrician, Parks Improve Child Health
By Mary Sebold, Sebold Communications
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Park Rx: Getting Healthy in National Parks - An interview NPS Director Jon Jarvis
Barbara Harrison, NBC News 4
Climate Change Threatens The Newest Prescription For Children: Time Outdoors
By Lynne Peeples, Huffington Post
Where Environmentalism Meets Public Health
DC Gardens 2015
The Nature Cure: Why some doctors are writing prescriptions for time outdoors
By James Hamblin, The Atlantic
Let nature take its course to improve your health
By Kim Painter, USA Today
D.C. Doctor's Rx: A Stroll in the Park Instead of a Trip to the Pharmacy
By Kyle Yeldell, Washington Informer
Now Doctors Are Prescribing Walks In The Park To Get Us Off Our Butts
By Ben Schiller, Fast Company
Rx: 50 mg Nature, Ad Lib
By Laura Smith, SLATE
Nature RX: Get Outside!
By Meredith Baker, Washington Family Magazine