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Climate change contributes to mental illness

It makes us a little nuts
depressed man


Climate change isn’t just bad for the planet and for our bodies. According to a new report by the American Psychological Association, Climate for Health, and ecoAmerica, climate change is bad for our mental health too.

“We’re seeing an increasing number of climate-related disasters that are impacting mental health,” says study author Meighen Speiser, ecoAmerica’s chief engagement officer.

The report isn’t the first to tackle climate change from a

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