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Health impacts of Maui wildfire revealed in new study

A study shows alarming health issues among Maui wildfire survivors, including high rates of depression and respiratory problems.

Nina Lakhani reports for The Guardian.

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The effects of climate change on mental health

Extreme heat causes serious and sometimes fatal effects on the human body. Less is known about how prolonged heat impacts our mental health.

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The mental toll of climate change

Mental health professionals are seeing more clients suffering from a pervasive form of stress: unease brought on by the effects of our changing climate.

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Central Pa. interfaith service offers hope amid climate change despair

Climate change is a major concern for a majority of religious Americans, but it’s not discussed much in congregations, according to the Pew Research Center. This has led to increased feelings of sadness, loss, and despair as people witness negative effects on the environment.

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Do you have to be an optimist to work toward a better world?

For professionals in fields such as suicide prevention and climate science, the future can seem bleak. But sometimes action is the most effective form of optimism.
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Forest therapy helps survivors of climate-fueled Paradise wildfire

Forest therapy helps survivors of climate-fueled Paradise wildfire

A California forest therapy program is testing whether landscapes ravaged by rising temperatures can help ease the anguish that climate change will bring.
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How extreme heat can influence mood and mental health

How extreme heat can influence mood and mental health

Extreme heat can influence mood and raise the likelihood of a more serious mental health issue. Here’s what to know.
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