Emotional Support Resources for Health Care Teams During COVID-19

Acknowledging the Challenges

Amid the COVID-19 global outbreak, the coming weeks and months are likely to be a stressful time for those who work on the front lines of health care.

We are committed to providing support for you and your family during this time with COVID-19. We want to acknowledge the stress, fear, anxiety and other complex emotions that come with the work you do at the front lines of caring amidst an unknown, ambiguous and evolving landscape. Thank you all for the unprecedented collaboration and creativity you are showing as we develop ways to best support your patients, community and each other in the face of COVID-19.

Below are several ongoing efforts to provide support to our healthcare teams and their families during these challenging times:

NEW! (4/7/2020) Stanford Wellness is sharing their “fireside chat” series for free, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 30-minute conversations offer strategies for coping and improving emotional health during crises with national experts,.

COVID-19 & Mental Health Care for Providers

Resources to Support You and Your Patients

Psychology Today’s look-up tool of licensed PhD psychologists providing therapy with anonymity and option of private pay (no billing of insurance): https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists

Free Apps for Self Care:

Headspace:  Upgrade free for medical providers with NPI Number https://www.headspace.com/health-covid-19

10% Happier: Free podcasts for medical providers


*Photo above by NCMS member Tanya Sue Todd, PA-C

 
 
 
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