Climate change is already a disaster for mental health
More young people say they're struggling with anxiety and depression related to climate change. In Kansas City, one mother is pushing the environmental movement to prioritize mental health and prevent activists from burning out.
It's become clear that climate change is damaging our world. And for many people, the anxiety and grief over that change can become overwhelming. KCUR’s Alex Smith reports on how activists around Kansas City and the nation are thinking differently about mental health as they continue their fight.
Susan Clayton, a psychology professor at the College of Wooster, also joins the podcast to discuss her research into the impact of climate change on our psychological well-being.
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