10 Mar 2020

The acute impact flooding has on people’s mental health

North of England Correspondent

There’s a stark warning tonight – about the scale of the threat we face from flooding in the future and about the immense toll it could take on mental health.

Research by the University of Hull – has been shared exclusively with this programme.

It reveals the extent of the psychological harm affecting many who’ve been flooded.  And shows – even years later – the trauma is often still being felt.

Clare Fallon reports.