Peer Work Network Meeting
October 18, 2023
1:30 pm to 3 pm via Zoom
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Here are some resources you may want to review before the Oct. 18th showing of the film
“Climate Change & Mental Health”
After viewing this film, we invite you to join in a discussion on the PWN network on climate change and how it affects you, your PSW clients, and families.
“Exploring Climate Change and Mental Health”
An Educational Toolkit
By Natania Abebe
To go with the film of the same name being shown on PWN October 18th
To download this toolkit:
Things to Read re: film on Climate Change and Mental Health
(2019) Earth Emotions: New Words for a New World by Glenn Albrecht
(2020) Ecological Grief and Anxiety: The Start of a Healthy Response to Climate Change? by Cunsolo, A.,
Harper, S.L., Minor, K., Hayes, K., Williams, K. G., & Howard, C.:
(2019). The Health Effects of Climate Change: Know the risks and become part of the solutions by
Howard, C., & Huston, P.: https://doi.org/10.14745/ccdr.v45i05a01
Climate and Mind: https://www.climateandmind.org/
The Climate Optimist: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/c-change/climateoptimist/
The Mental Health and Climate Change Alliance: https://mhcca.ca/
The Planetary Health Alliance: https://planetaryhealthalliance.org/bibliography?
Media to Watch: re: film on Climate Change and Mental Health
Climate Change and Happiness Podcast: https://climatechangeandhappiness.com/
Facing it Podcast: https://www.drjenniferatkinson.com/facing-it
Healthy Planet, Healthy People, by Dr. Courtney Howard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
1 minute meditation by HeadSpace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1Ndym-IsQg&t=6s
5 minute meditation by Eco-Anxious Stories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_DxBPJcYc4
Body Scan Meditation by Yale School of Medicine: https://medicine.yale.edu/media-player/body-scan
Ways to Get Involved: re: film on Climate Change and Mental Health
AMS Sustainability at UBC: https://www.ams.ubc.ca/how-we-run/sustainability/
Colour the Trails: https://colourthetrails.com/
Eco-anxious Stories: https://www.ecoanxious.ca/
UBC Climate Hub: https://ubcclimatehub.ca/projects/
UBC Farm Volunteer Program: https://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/volunteer-program/
Work that Reconnects: https://workthatreconnects.org/