About the Event

This webinar will provide an overview of the mental health impacts related to climate change and explore how forest therapy can be used as a vehicle to address these impacts. Specific learning objectives are to:

  • Identify three mental health impacts of climate change
  • Describe forest therapy and how its use can improve mental health
  • Identify three ways forest therapy can alter the course of climate change

This webinar is co-hosted by the Center for the Environment and Health at Massachusetts General Hospital and the MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health.

Featured Speakers

Susan Abookire, MD, MPH, FACP

Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Suellen Breakey, PhD, RN

Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor
Associate Director, IHP Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health