When Disaster Strikes: A Psychiatrist’s Firsthand Experience
In a poignant discription of what he and his family have faced during many "harrowing experiences with adverse weather", Dr. Rahn Bailey, now member of the APA Board of Trustee, reminds us that dealing with the impacts of climate change is not only a distant professional issue for us to address with an academic or organizational lense. We health professionals are also people and can be "tested by environmental perils".
For me, this touched a deeper sadness as I experienced the pain and loss of a colleague and friend. (Robin Cooper, MD, CPA Steering Committee). Read Dr. Bailey’s description here.