Factors Influencing the Mental Health Consequences of Climate Change in Canada
3.1. Mental Health Risks and Impacts of Climate Change
3.2. Unequal Risks and Impacts
3.3. Response Interventions
- policy responses that tend to enhance funding or access to mental health care;
- specific practices and behavioral interventions, such as inpatient or outpatient mental health care or counselling, and alternative mental health therapies such as mindfulness;
- community-based interventions, such as self-help groups, faith-based care or civic action groups;
- mental health care training, such as Psychological First Aid (PFA);
- awareness-raising of the mental health implications of climate change (e.g., via research dissemination and public health campaigns); and
- integration of mental health care into disaster risk management plans.
3.4. Exploring Psychosocial Adaptation Opportunities
4.1. Social Capital
4.2. Sense of Community
4.3. Government Assistance
4.4. Access to Care: Financial
4.5. Access to Care: Physical
4.6. Community Preparedness
4.7. Intersectoral/Transdisciplinary Collaboration
4.8. Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments
4.9. Communication and Outreach
4.10. Mental Health Literacy
4.11. Cultural Relevancy
Conflicts of Interest
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Hayes, K.; Berry, P.; Ebi, K.L. Factors Influencing the Mental Health Consequences of Climate Change in Canada. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 1583. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16091583
Hayes K, Berry P, Ebi KL. Factors Influencing the Mental Health Consequences of Climate Change in Canada. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16(9):1583. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16091583Chicago/Turabian Style
Hayes, Katie, Peter Berry, and Kristie L. Ebi. 2019. "Factors Influencing the Mental Health Consequences of Climate Change in Canada" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16, no. 9: 1583. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16091583