Trish Darcy

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Trish Darcy is a Research Associate with the Mental Health & Addiction Research Group (MHARG) in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York. Trish contributes to the ‘Natural Environments and Mental Health’ and ‘Mental Health and Physical Multimorbidity’ research themes within MHARG. She holds a MSc in Health Psychology and is currently undertaking her PhD on Natural Environments & Health at Staffordshire University, exploring the role of nature and natural environments in supporting those living with a long-term condition.  


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Young people are worried about climate change, but how do they cope?

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Trish Darcy considers a scoping review of empirical evidence on climate concerns, negative emotions and climate‐related mental illness in young people.

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Extreme ambient heat linked to increased mental health emergencies, according to new US nationwide study


Trish Darcy and Peter Coventry consider a novel US research study on climate change, ambient heat, and the links to increased mental health-related emergency visits.

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