Emotional well-being is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. Use the strategies and resources on this page to manage your own emotional well-being while also caring for patients:
This 5-day virtual event will feature more than 20 leading experts, researchers, and medical professionals is designed to provide support for medical professionals through education about mindfulness and self-compassion. All healthcare workers receive free access to this event. Click here to register.
The University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Health have launched a new app to help support the mental health of first responders and health care workers during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The app is available through the App Store/Google Play Store and is free to first responders, health care workers and their organizations. Learn what it offers and how to download it here.
This webinar was hosted by the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience in partnership with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, and the Association of American Medical Colleges.
In this 30-minute podcast, Stuart Slavin, MD, ACGME’s Senior Scholar for Well-being, provides a synthesis and distillation of well-being strategies for residents and other clinicians specific to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American Medical Association (AMA) outlines strategies and resources to manage your own mental well-being while also caring for patients during the pandemic or any other crisis.
The American Psychological Association (APA) outlines strategies to help you cope effectively with your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors, and helps you along the path to recovery.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) compiled a comprehensive list of resources that addresses all aspects of well-being.
Department Chair, Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, Dr. Gary Gala, and Dr. Crystal Schiller provide a webinar on staying sane during COVID-19.
This recorded webinar was hosted by the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience in partnership with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, and the Association of American Medical Colleges.
This viewpoint concludes that the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, and efforts to contain it, represent a unique threat, and we must recognize the pandemic that will quickly follow it—that of mental and behavioral illness—and implement the steps needed to mitigate it.
The economic ramifications of the coronavirus are bleak enough, but the mental health crisis that frontline workers are about to face may be even worse.
The Schwartz Center offers tips and resources to help caregivers find information they need to continue supporting each other and caring for their staff during this extremely difficult time.
Healthcare workers can get the Ten-Percent Happier App for free for 6 months.
This meditation and sleep app is free for medical professionals with your NPI number and email address. This is an essential resource to share with your team.