Is Climate Change Making You Anxious?

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Do you find yourself casually remarking on the declining snowfall each year, wishing for more powder days like we used to have? Or, is your worry exacerbated by thoughts of a drier summer, more potential wildfires nearby and melting glaciers far away? Global warming was a phrase coined only a few decades ago, and since then, the idea of it has settled into people’s minds. As the issues around climate change have escalated, the fears of its impact are causing a mental health crisis in people around the world, including for folks here in the Eagle River Valley. Cathy Schneider, a licensed clinical social worker, and Paul Abling, from Walking Mountains Science Center, discuss what "climate anxiety" is, and what resources are available to you to help tackle it. For resources and information, please visit and

Production Date: 
Monday, April 4, 2022
Original Airdate: 
Monday, April 4, 2022

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