Report: Mental Health Concern over ‘Climate Despair’ Sweeps Nation

"New methods for addressing these challenges are emerging in the United States, though some experts believe a surge in mental health issues related to climate change could overwhelm the system.

"A nonprofit organization called the Good Grief Network, a 10-step program inspired by the structure of Alcoholics Anonymous whose meetings provide “social and emotional support to people who feel overwhelmed about the state of the world,” says it has reached over a thousand people in four years.

"Young adults are among the groups most vulnerable to feelings of depression and anxiety related to climate change, said a climate psychology educator and consultant who is a member of a directory of climate-aware therapists."