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Mental Health and Climate Change

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The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that depression affects around 264 million people and is one of the main causes of disability worldwide. Nearly the same amount of people suffers from anxiety disorders and many people experience both conditions simultaneously.1 According to the Lancet, climate change contributes to these alarming and rising statistics.2

Join Suhailah Ali in this on demand webinar Mental Health and Climate Change – An Intersectional Perspective and Implications For The Mental Health Workforce which will cover:

  • current research on the impact of climate change on mental health
  • an intersectional approach of how and why some communities are at increased risk of negative impacts
  • implications for mental health professionals, both individually and collectively
  • resources for practitioners

 

1 WHO. Mental disorders [Internet]. [cited 2020 May 7]. Available from: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/mental-disorders

2Ingle HE, Mikulewicz M. Mental health and climate change: tackling invisible injustice. Lancet Planet Health. 2020 Apr;4(4):e128-e130. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30081-4. PMID: 32353287.

Event Date

1st, November 2021

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Suhailah Ali

Suhailah Ali is a PhD student at the University of Queensland’s School of Public Health and also part of the Policy and Epidemiology research stream at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, working under Associate Professor Fiona Charlson in the Mental Health in Shock Events and Vulnerable Communities team. She is currently undertaking ...

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Mental Health and Climate Change
$ 40.91
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