Eco-Anxiety & Youth: Promoting Resilience and Positive Mental Health by Dermot Hurley

The growing impact of the ongoing climate crisis is impossible to ignore, not least on the emotional well-being of children and youth who are experiencing profound eco-emotions and climate crisis anxiety. Dealing with climate anxiety and developing emotional resilience requires initiatives at multiple levels including targeted education & health care, dissemination of correct scientific information, environmental activism, and links to environmental protection agencies. Promoting resilience in youth is a multi-dimensional process involving the interaction of complex connections between individual, relational, cultural, and socio-political systems.

Language: English

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