City design for wellbeing

The world’s cities aren’t very mentally healthy. People who reside in cities are more likely to develop depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia than those living in the countryside. No matter where you live, at least one in four people will have a mental illness in their lifetime, and everyone suffers from mental-health problems such as low…

via Mental-health issues can’t be solved by psychologists alone—city design can help, too — Quartz

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