Queensland and New South Wales are slowly recovering from the floods happening these weeks, and a lot of work is on its way to be back to normal.

However, children and teenagers may face more mental health issues like anxiety thanks to these events. Experts are calling on the Federal government to act on climate change so mental health in children becomes less problematic with several traumatic experiences thanks to cyclones, floodings, bushfires, and other natural disaster events.

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Dr Cybele Dey – Child and adolescent psychiatrist and member of Doctors for the Environment Australia

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 10 March 2022