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CENSWPA Speaker Series: Cultivating Resilience


Mar 26, 2024


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm




Cancer & Environmental Network of SWPA

The presentation “Cultivating Resilience: Mindfulness as Part of a Public Health Strategy for Environment-Induced Health Challenges” delves into the critical role of mindfulness within the realm of public health, particularly in addressing the health challenges induced by environmental factors. It explores how mindfulness practices can serve as a proactive approach to promote resilience and well-being in the face of environmental stressors such as climate change, pollution, and an increase in environmental carcinogens. The presentation highlights how integrating mindfulness into our lives both as individuals and communities can enhance coping mechanisms, reduce psychological distress, and foster adaptive responses to environmental and health threats. Ultimately, it offers insights into how mindfulness-based interventions can contribute to building a healthier and more resilient society in the context of environmental challenges.


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