- The Context
- State of the State
“We can’t just focus on the victims of violence, or just focus on people who are using drugs,” said researcher Joe Friedman. “We also have to focus on the people who are heavily incentivized to sell drugs, have very few other options, and then as part of doing that, violence is just the natural, logical thing that’s baked into the system.”
The Prices have been volunteering to lead bird walks through Wildwood Park for the past six or seven years. They know from personal experience what research has shown, that spending time outdoors lowers stress, blood pressure and heart rate while encouraging physical activity and improving mood and mental health.