How Extreme Weather Events Affect Mental Health
American Psychiatric Association. (2023). How Extreme Weather Events Affect Mental Health.
This webpage describes how extreme weather such as floods and droughts can affect behavioral health. It outlines populations which may be more affected by these events, such as children, people living with chronic illness, older adults, or people experiencing poverty. Information on long-term and interconnected effects of climate change is highlighted, and links to related resources are also provided.