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RESPONDING TO THE MENTAL HEALTH IMPACTS OF DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE – Jennifer First

November 14 @ 11:00 am

Jennifer Frist, MSW, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

University of Southern Maine

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 11am

138 Sawyer Conference Room

Abstract:  Climate change and disaster events are growing reality in communities across the globe. Climate-change induced disaster events can cause significant psychological harm and result in a range of mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder in individuals exposed to disaster events. Jennifer First will discuss her research examining the mental health impacts of climate-change and disaster events and the development of tools and resources to support wellbeing and resilience.

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Date:
November 14
Time:
11:00 am
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Venue

138 Sawyer Environmental Research Building
138 Sawyer Env. Res. Building, University of Maine