Episode 5 : A Prescription for the Outdoors : the Bellingham Parkscriptions Program with April Claxton
What if your doctor or health care provider wrote you a prescription for getting outdoors - would that persuade you to spend time at the local park, or playing ball with your kids?
A new program in Bellingham, designed after other successful programs nationwide thinks so.
Join host Erika Flint with co-host Dr. Sunny Googin and guest expert April Claxton, of Recreation Northwest on this episode of Reprogram Your Health Radio.
Covered in this episode :
- What is the Parkscriptions Program?
- What is the psychology of getting outside for health, and why are we more likely to do it if our healthcare provider tells us to?
- Success stories of other cities - this may surprise you!
- What you can do RIGHT NOW to take advantage of this idea, get outside and feel good.