did we miss anyone?

Climate change will expose more people – in less likely areas than previous – to wildfires, drought, hurricanes and flooding. The weather ambushes lead to increasing cases of PTSD.

Those at particular risk to mental health damage from the effects of global warming include:

  • – People displaced by extreme weather events
  • – Low income individuals with limited access to care
  • – Limited English proficiency individuals who may not comprehend public service campaigns
  • – Immigrant groups that may have not previously had adequate mental or physical health to withstand environmental damages
  • – Indigenous peoples who may remain on sovereign land whose infrastructures are not up kept by the government
  • – Children
  • – Homeless
  • – Pregnant Women
  • – Elders
  • – Persons with disabilities
  • – Outdoor 0ccupational groups
  • – Persons with pre-existing or chronic medical conditions.
Sovereign Health Group, 7th May 2016, About the author – “Sovereign Health Group staff writer Kristin Currin-Sheehan is a mindful spirit swimming in metaphysical pools with faith as her compass.”