Healthcare Worker Resources

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During an infectious disease outbreak like COVID-19, it is not uncommon for people to experience feelings of fear, depression or anxiety. Colleagues and providers are urged to practice self-care and use the support resources available below.

Well-being is the ability of individuals to address normal stresses, work productively, and realize their highest potential. It is important for healthcare workers to use additional strategies to address their well-being.

Review the following resources:

Webinars

To help us through these unprecedented times, the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program has organized wellness webinars to help us better deal with these pressures.

FSAP Wellness Webinars

 

Managing Stress for Healthcare Workers

 

Virtual Events to Manage Stress

  • Cancer Support Services on ZOOM - Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center's free ZOOM sessions on music therapy and other healthy outlets
  • UHealth Mental Health Providers Educational Group Activities - The UHealth Wellness Program, in collaboration with the Center for HIV and Research in Mental Health (CHARM), and the Department of Psychology, is offering a series of educational group activities to UM faculty, residents, nurses and staff.
  • UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center: Weekly Guided Meditation - Join yoga and meditation teacher Lunthita Duthely, EdD, MS, RYT for a lunchtime 15- and 30-minute meditation session via Zoom.

 

Videos to Support Health Care Workers

The use of these video resources is done with the expressed consent of their producers.  Each was thoughtfully created to support the Healthcare community during these challenging times. The following links are offered for assistance and educational purposes and do not constitute an endorsement of the services provided by their creators, who have requested they be disseminated freely to assist our caregiving communities. 

 

Additional Resources

 

Meditation/Stress Relief Apps

  1.   Calm

  2.   Headspace

  3.    Insight Timer

  4.    Ten Percent Happier

Free Guided Meditation Websites

 

Handouts