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Climate Mental Health

Supporting healthy and safe engagement with student mental health needs due to climate change in K-12 schools

Research To Address Youth Climate-Mental Health in US K-12 Schools

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), the University of California, Berkeley, and the Climate Mental Health Network are collaborating on a research study of middle school teachers to learn more about student emotions related to climate change, and what resources would help educators respond to and support those reactions in their classrooms.

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IRB Approval #2022-10-15699

This study is currently in progress and we are no longer accepting new participants.

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Webinars

We were pleased to welcome US Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Admiral (RADM) Denise Hinton, and other esteemed panelists to our webinar, "Climate Change and Mental Health: Educating for Resilience", that examined the mental health impacts of climate change and the role of healthcare professionals, educators, and community leaders in addressing climate emotions with youth populations. Watch the recording below.

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Climate Change and Mental Health: Educating for Resilience

Watch this important webinar with guest speaker Deputy U.S. Surgeon General, Rear Admiral (RADM) Denise Hinton which examines the mental health impacts of climate change and how to address climate emotions with youth populations.

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Climate Justice and Health: Educating for Change

Watch our insightful webinar that explores the complex dynamics of climate justice, environmental justice...

Nature-Based Trauma-Informed Care in BIPOC Communities

This webinar explored how BIPOC communities can use nature as a tool for building mental and physical...

Using Nature to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being

This webinar and associated resources share ways that healthcare professionals, outdoor interpretive and...

Childrens Environmental Health Series 2021

This series of webinars discussed current social justice and environmental health issues impacting children...

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Explore the ways climate can affect your mental and physical health.

New Funding to Address Youth Climate-Mental Health in US K-12 Schools

CMHN & NEEF receive a $100k grant to aid teachers in guiding students through climate emotions, fostering age...

Environmental Health Series

NEEF’s upcoming Children’s Environmental Health Series (CEHS) will increase awareness of pressing...

Children's Health in a Changing Climate

Children are more vulnerable to risks associated with weather and a changing climate due to several factors...