Sustainability and mental health

As a College we're committed to sustainability and to finding and promoting ways of working sustainably.

In this section you can meet the Planetary Health and Sustainability Committee and see what the College is doing about the Climate and Ecological Emergency.

There are ideas for making your practice more ecologically sustainable, as well as suggestions for individual and local actions.

Why is sustainability so important?

Understand the importance of sustainability and the relevance of the climate emergency to mental health.

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On the first day of COP26

RCPsych at COP26

We attended COP26 in 2021 and emphasised that the world must act – because the climate crisis is a mental health crisis.

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Sustainability blog

Catch up with our blog posts written by psychiatrists who are passionate about what needs to be done to prevent a climate crisis and ecological crisis.

View all our blog posts on sustainability