This guide focuses on the effects that climate change has on health and healthcare.


Climate Change and Healthcare

Impact of Climate Change on Mental Health


Climate Changes Mental Health; Fact Sheet; American Public Health Association.

The Psychological Effects of Climate Change on Children; 2018. Current Psychiatry Reports.

- Climate and Health- Mental Health and Stress-Related Disorders; 2020; Centers for Disease Control.

South EC, Hohl BC, Kondo MC, MacDonald JM, Branas CC. Effect of Greening Vacant Land on Mental Health of Community-Dwelling Adults: A Cluster Randomized Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2018;1(3):e180298. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.0298 

Resource Document on Mental Health and Climate Change. American Psychiatric Association Resource Document.

How Extreme Weather Events Affect Mental Health. American Psychiatric Association.


Preventing and Healing Climate Traumas: A Guide to Building Resilience and Hope in Communities- Doppelt, Bob. 2023- Owned by UVA.

"Mental Health and Well-Being" (Chapter 15) 2016 Climate and Health Assessment.

The Psychological Impact of Climate Change . The Washington Post. August 9, 2021.

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