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Helping kids deal with climate anxiety

23/04/2021 05:31 PM | Click to read full article

Eco-anxiety is not a clinical diagnosis but a term many are using to describe negative emotions associated with the perception of climate change. 

Climate anxiety is not necessarily a bad thing in children and can actually alert them to the need to deal with a problem. “We want kids to be able to care about things that are being damaged,” says psychiatrist Elizabeth Haase.

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