How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change

‘Eco-anxiety’ and trauma from natural disasters will be on the rise along with sea levels

Rolling Stone
May 16 · 9 min read
“Historians will say that groups of people have faced very difficult, tumultuous times,” says one psychiatrist. “But human beings have never faced this before.” Photo: Christoph Soeder/AFP/Getty Images

By Andrea Marks

When San Francisco broke heat records in 2017, with 106-degree temperatures in September, psychiatrist Robin Cooper didn’t hear until after the…

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