This initiative in partnership with the NC Psychological Foundation provides mental health and resilience support for health care professionals, emergency medical specialists, first responders, other staff who work in health care settings and their families.
ANA COVID-19 Self-Care Videos:
Free for all nurses. Immediately accessible.
Webinar: Identifying & Strengthening Resilience Skills in Nurses
NCNA Board Member Holly Wei discussing the importance of self-care on the Fracene Marie Show.
Tips for Nurse Leaders to Combat Burnout
"Leading during a crisis requires strength, perseverance and calm. The COVID-19 pandemic created a demand on healthcare professionals that led to nurse burnout, feelings of conflict, guilt and overwhelming stress and anxiety." From nurse.com.
Six Self-Care Strategies
Check out some key methods that nurses use to prevent burnout, based on a face-to-face study recently published in Critical Care Nurse. From DailyNurse.
Tips on Managing Sleep
Three nurses discuss how they manage their sleep schedules when working 12-hour shifts. From Becker's Hospital Review.
ANA Warns of Spike in PTSD for Nurses
Liz Stokes, Director of the American Nurses Association Center for Ethics and Human Rights, on MSNBC talking about COVID-19's impact on the nursing profession.
Helpful Mental Health Resources
This 5-minute quick video examines the resources available to all nurses to help them deal with the stress of caring for COVID-19 patients.
This 12-minute quick video presents how to use self-compassion techniques in times of extreme stress.
How to Build Resiliency
This 13-minute quick video covers real-life evidence-based resiliency building skills.
This 7-minute quick video presents how to use mindfulness meditation and gratitude as an effective stress reduction method.
Coping with the Stress of COVID-19
This 5-minute quick video covers ways you can better cope with the stress of COVID-19.
Suicide Prevention Strategies
This 11-minute quick video covers suicide prevention strategies to help your colleagues at risk. The information contained in this video is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.