Why U.K. Doctors Are Doling Out ‘Social Prescriptions’


From CBS Radio: U.K. doctors are increasingly prescribing social interventions — community based solutions such as art classes, gardening clubs, and walking groups — as an alternative to medical treatment for mental health challenges. Family physician Gary Bloch, former patient Debs Taylor, and Marie Polley, founder of the Social Prescribing Network speak to the value of this practice.

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