What Can We Do When the Smoke Rolls In? An Exploratory Qualitative Analysis of the Impacts of Rural Wildfire Smoke on Mental Health and Wellbeing, and Opportunities for Adaptation
Study examining the mental health and wellbeing impacts of wildfire smoke events based on community focus group sessions and key informant interviews with healthcare and social service providers in Okanogan County, Washington. Describes wildfire smoke exposure effects on anxiety, depressive symptoms, isolation, and physical health, and explores opportunities for healthcare and community interventions.
Anna Humphreys, Elizabeth G. Walker, Gregory N. Bratman, Nicole A. Errett
BMC Public Health, 22, 41
Emergency preparedness and response · Environmental health · Mental health · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Washington