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July 27, 2023

Research shows as temperature rises, mental health risk increases

“We're aware of the weather and the heat, and it's important for us to make sure that the individuals that we're serving are aware of that, and how it could potentially impact them negatively or interfere with meeting their needs,” he said.

While CHS is not a cooling center, he said, the agency has mobile crisis units and the Behavioral Health Urgent Care for people in crisis. This includes those who are having a mental health concerns due to the heat.

Read the full article from WGLT here.