Chronic Stress and Environmental Contamination

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An online training intended for public health professionals working with communities affected by environmental contamination. The training contains four chapters that can be completed together or individually.

    • Chapter 1: The Biology of Psychological Stress
      Explores the concept of psychological stress and how it affects us and our health.
    • Chapter 2: Chronic Stress and Environmental Contamination
      Focuses on why environmental contamination can be a source of chronic stress.
    • Chapter 3: Understanding Resilience
      Looks at how resilience plays a role in a community’s ability to cope with the stress caused environmental contamination.
    • Chapter 4: From Knowledge to Action
      Discusses ways to tailor public health activities to support psychosocial health. Includes two stories from the field.
Page last reviewed: August 10, 2021