Mental health of Texans affected by climate change and extreme weather


Dana Jones, who has been a victim of many floods, stands in front of her mother’s cabinet, one of the only items that has survived the floods, at her home in Houston on August 1, 2022.

Dana Jones, who has been a victim of many floods, lets her dogs inside her home in Houston on August 1, 2022.

Climate change “catastrophic” to mental health

Maria Monjaras poses for a portrait at her home in Houston on August 2, 2022.

Storm survivors feel forgotten 

A home that has been rebuilt in anticipation of floods on Hopper Road in Houston, as seen on August 2, 2022.

Judy Hoya poses for a portrait at her home in Houston on August 2, 2022.

Lack of mental health resources “another form of neglect” 

Liz Shuler demonstrates emergency medical procedures on a dummy named Eleanor during a CERT training at Felix Cook, Jr. Elementary School in Houston on August 1, 2022.

Huey German-Wilson, president of the Northeast Houston Redevelopment Council, attends an online meeting about the formation of a Lily Pad on August 2, 2022. A Lily Pad is a place a community may turn to in the event of emergencies such as floods.

“Something I can do for myself”

Dana Jones, who has been a victim of many floods, poses for a portrait on her porch in Houston on August 1, 2022.


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