The Effect of Global Warming on the Mental Health of the Norwegian Sami Peoples

Arielle Carani Butler University
Faculty Sponsor(s): Alexandre Lambert College/University Outside the US
This study examines the relationship between the environmental threats imposed by global warming and the increased suicide rates within the Norwegian Sami population. This qualitative report obtained information through interviews, literature reviews, and content analysis. Evidence was found that the adverse effects of global warming contribute to the mental health status of the Sami peoples. The Sami community can be used as an indicator population and to prove the importance of building individual and community resilience to climate changes.
Sustainability, Urban Ecology & Environmental Studies
Oral Presentation

When & Where

11:15 AM
Pharmacy & Health Sciences 212