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Spending time outside in nature has been proven to help relieve stress and anxiety, improve your mood, and increase your overall happiness and well-being.  Our community offers many accessible options for people to spend time in nature and explore the outdoors.  Here are some local resources:


Arts help us amplify the positive emotions, like joy and happiness, helping to usher in an overall sense of well-being.The arts also help us to relieve stress, which tends to alter our perception of our daily internal and external triggers.

-Excerpt from ” Your Brain on Art”


Litchfield has many volunteer opportunities either on one of the many town councils or other community non-profits.  Consider your interests and skills and find an organization where you can help make a difference.  Volunteering has been shown to help foster social connections, increase happiness, increase self-esteem, and even reduce stress.  If you’d like to volunteer for the Litchfield Prevention Council, please contact us.    The links below represent a small handful of local organizations who may be in need of volunteers.  

Healthy Choices

The Litchfield Prevention Council provides information, training, and resources that encourage our community members to adopt healthy lifestyles, positive choices, and personal responsibility.