How is the changing climate affecting mental health?

by Sophie Mbugua

In Kenya, one out of every four Kenyans suffer a mental illness in their lifetime. Natural disasters like flooding are becoming prevalent, and, in some counties, communities are struggling with disasters interchanging between flooding and drought, not giving them enough time to recover.

How is the changing climate affecting mental health? Listen to Dr. Pamela Kaithuru a counselling psychologist and a meteorologist from Kenya Meteorological Department.

Also listen to how East African temperatures has changed over the last ten years.

Image by chenspec from Pixabay

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