Mental Health Support for COVID-19 Caregivers

Mental Health Support for the Healthcare Workforce /

This page contains a scrollable list of all resources on this site.

  • How Systems Can Help Their Workers: Planning & Development Infrastructure
  • How Systems Can Help Their Workers: Training
  • How Systems Can Help Their Workers: Counseling
  • How Workers Can Get Help Themselves: Tips
  • How Workers Can Get Help Themselves: Free Apps for Healthcare
  • How Workers Can Get Help Themselves: Podcasts/Blogs

ICSI News /

COVID-19 has created extraordinary challenges for medical professionals and institutions who care for those ill with the novel coronavirus. The sheer magnitude of the experience of treating COVID-19 patients and the risks that come with such work, alongside threats to global economies, social stabilities and entire ways of life, can cause significant trauma to health care workers.
Planning & Developing Infrastructure /

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) has helped develop resources and participated in every disaster recovery operation for the last four years to assist with issues related to disaster behavioral health (DBH), provider self-care, suicide prevention, and compassion fatigue. Download the resource here.

Training /

PFA Online from National Child Trauma Stress Network includes a 6-hour interactive course that puts the participant in the role of a provider in a post-disaster scene. This professionally-narrated course is for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for seasoned practitioners who want a review. Find the resource here.

Podcasts/Blogs /

In "The Happiness Lab" podcast, Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness. Listen to Dr. Santos' special episodes on how to maintain well-being in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.  

Podcasts/Blogs /

The meditations, podcasts, blog posts, and talks on the Coronavirus Sanity Blog website help build resilience and find some calm amidst the chaos, and offers access for free to healthcare professionals. Learn more and download episodes here. 

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