Resources

Children and Nature Initiative: Rx for Outdoor Activity Training Module

This training module is a webinar archive featuring presentations about the link between childhood obesity and sedentary lifestyle, the scientific basis for the physical and mental health benefits of nature, and how to connect children and families to nature sites for outdoor activity.

Adult Health and Nature Fact Sheet

NEEF's Adult Health and Nature Fact Sheet reviews the current state of adult health and published literature supporting the physical and mental health benefits of nature.

CEHN's Pediatric Environmental Health Training Resource

The Children’s Environmental Health Network’s Putting it into Practice: Pediatric Environmental Health Training Resource is designed to assist health care practitioners and faculty with incorporating pediatric environmental health into their teaching programs and practices. Explore their 12 modules and watch our introductory webinars on various environmental health topics.

Human Health in a Changing Climate

The effects of global climate change include increased average temperatures, rising sea levels, increasing air pollution, the spread of infectious disease, increased food and water-borne disease, and an increase in frequency and severity of natural disasters. These events are projected to have profound effects on human health. Populations that are already vulnerable to death and disease will be most affected, including children, the elderly, and under-resourced communities.

Pediatric Environmental History

Taking a good environmental history is a critical first step for addressing health conditions associated with environmental exposures. NEEF’s environmental history form in English and Spanish draws from the medical literature and current best practices.

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