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Climate Change and Mental Health Action

A regular convening of interested members of the Department to learn more about the impacts of climate change on mental health; to identify potential contributions to climate action; and to develop research and scholarship collaborations to address root causes of the climate crisis and to mitigate climate distress.

Some events organized by the group include:

  • Monthly Speaker Series (with a focus on interdisciplinary experts)
  • Mixers to foster Inter-departmental collaboration efforts
  • Working group focused on launching inter-departmental initiatives and research
  • Annual symposium highlighting efforts across New Haven and eventually the broader community
  • Creating a platform for connecting mentees with mentors working on issues of climate change

Leadership of the Climate Change and Mental Health Action Resident Interest Group are:
Resident Leaders: – AZA Allsop & Ahmed Tahseen
Faculty Advisors
: – Chris Pittenger & Maya Prabhu