Your wellbeing is important and topics like climate change can be very triggering for stress, worry and fear. This has led to the term ‘climate anxiety’ or ‘eco-anxiety’ being used by many talking about the issue of climate change and its effect on our mental health.
There are steps you can take to help lower your stress and fear surrounding climate change, and there is support available. Visit the websites below to find out more.
When taking action on climate change, it’s important to bear in mind:
- Any changes you make should work for you. They might make you healthier or save you money, but they should not make you miserable or unwell.
- Take steps that you can sustain without making life unbearable.
- Just do what you can with the tools available to you.
If you’re struggling with climate anxiety and need professional support, please visit Suffolk Mind.