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Fighting back against eco-anxiety

Some healthcare professionals are noticing a link between climate change and our mental health, especially in younger populations.

So much so that there’s a new lexicon emerging, with conditions like eco-anxiety and ecological grief falling under the umbrella term of “Psychoterratic Syndromes”

Natania Abebe is a registered nurse who practices in Ottawa.  Earlier this year the former Master’s student at the University of British Columbia created a toolkit to tackle concerns around climate change and mental health. Abebe discusses these psychoterratic syndromes and how to mitigate their impacts.

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