Don’t go mad.
Get mad.

Dealing with psychological problems from climate change.When writing Climate-Proof, I was surprised to find the American Psychological Association has predicted for several years that climate disruptions will cause a steady increase in depressive and anxiety disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, and suicides across America.

Laura Schmidt has started a Salt Lake City support group, meeting weekly to support activists, scientists, and other concerned citizens going through what she calls “climate grief.” Using techniques similar to AA’s Twelve Step Program, Schmidt is helping people stay positive and in the mood to fight global warming.

Let me know if you hear of other similar programs.