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.



Video, Blogs & Publications



PUBLICATIONS

Park Prescription (DC Park Rx): A New Strategy to Combat Chronic Disease in Children, 2017 - Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Environmental Health Perspectives, 2015 - NIH

Prescribing Parks for Better Health SUCCESS STORIES - NRPA


WEBINARS

Park Rx America: Doctors prescribing parks to prevent and treat chronic disease [36MB]
Robert Zarr, MD, MPH, Park Rx Director, Unity Health Care, Inc., National Park Rx Advisor, National Park Service


BLOGS

"WHY I PRESCRIBE NATURE" - In D.C., Pioneering Pediatricians Offer New Hope and Health Through Park Rx
By Robert Zarr MD, Park Rx America

Pediatrician, Parks Improve Child Health
By Mary Sebold, Sebold Communications

In the News...

Doctors Are Prescribing Park Visits to Boost Patient Health

Doctors Are Prescribing Park Visits to Boost Patient Health
By Tik Root, National Geographic
Photograph by Corey Arnold, National Geographic Creative



Fulfilling a need: Doctors see importance of Parks Rx

Fulfilling a need: Doctors see importance of Parks Rx
By Melissa Brown, Birmingham Times



New thinking on kids with ADHD


Living in cities, naturally

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.


Past DC AAP President, Dr. Robert Zarr's DC Park Rx Featured in the Washington Post

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