Climate Change and Mental Health: Uncertainty and Vulnerability for Alaska Natives

This bulletin provides an academic review of the mental health effects to Alaskan Natives as a result of climatic changes, including impacts associated with more extreme weather events, sea-level rise, changes to the local environment, and alterations to subsistence resources. Potential responses for mental health providers and communities-at-large are outlined, such as conducting vulnerability assessments, creating post-incident recovery environments, increasing the awareness of mental health effects associated with climate change, and monitoring activities.

Publication Date: April 15, 2010

Authors or Affiliated Users:

  • Jacob Bell
  • Michael Brubaker
  • Kathy Graves
  • James Berner

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