Climate change puts children’s mental health at risk

Children running

What do kids know about global warming? A lot more than we think. And it’s hurting them.

Kid on a swingWe understand climate change can hurt our mental health and lead to increased anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder – all of which can be costly to treat. Now, a new study suggests children may experience even greater mental health impacts due to climate-related stress. The report from the American Psychological Association and the nonprofit ecoAmerica documents the psychiatric harm […]