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People with schizophrenia and other mental health issues face heightened risk of death from extreme heat, growing research shows.
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Extreme weather is a cause of post-traumatic stress

Anyone who has experienced a flood or wildfire is at high risk of mental illness and post-traumatic stress. The more helpless people are made to feel, the worse it is for their mental health.
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If the goal is to insure that the planet remains habitable, what is the right degree of panic, and how do you bear it?
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Amanda Hess: Apocalypse when? Global warming's endless scroll

From “Don’t Look Up” to Greta Thunberg videos to doomsaying memes, we are awash in warnings that we are almost out of time. But the climate crisis is outpacing our emotional capacity to describe it.
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Six ways to stay balanced during the climate crisis

Mining resilience and honing it so that we can call on it when faced with an overwhelming issue requires practice and intention for most of us.

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Three years. Four disasters. Social workers in Puerto Rico want change

They’re trying to help with the emotional toll from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, earthquakes and now COVID-19. Social workers say they need to be part of the official response.
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