Frontline Workers Support Program

National Strategy to Help Health Workers Recover

Op-Ed: We need a national strategy to help health workers recover from the stress of the pandemic By VICTOR J. DZAU MARCH 5, 2021 3:05 AM PT “COVID-19 has hit our already burdened healthcare workforce like a sledgehammer. More than a year into the pandemic, an immediate, full-scale effort to support healthcare workers...

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NAMI Frontline Wellness

NAMI Launches Frontline Wellness Program Frontline professionals face many challenges in their day-to-day work life: From the pressure of making sure people get the help and care they need to working long shifts — health care and public safety are stressful fields of work. When you encounter chronic stress, trauma...

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Mental Health Parity

MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT MEANS… Mental Health Insurance Coverage correct? For those with a mental illness, the notion that mental-health-insurance-coverage amplifies stigma around mental illness is undeniable. When seeking medical assistance through counseling or psychiatry, the expectation should be that our medical insurance will provide coverage. Sadly, more often than...

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Mental Health and the holidays

Managing Your Mental Health During the Holidays.

Tips on Managing Your Mental health During the Holidays. Do you need help for your mental health now? How can we manage our mental health during the holidays with all the extra distractions, temptations and stressors? It is said the holidays are said to be one of the most trying...

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Plan for a Mental Health Crisis

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis

NAMI’s Guide for NAVIGATING a MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS Do you know what to do and how to help when someone experiences a mental health crisis? As with any illness, when a mental health crisis presents itself, it is helpful to know what to do quickly to get the help you...

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Front Line Professionals, Wellness and Mental Health for First Responders

Front Line Wellness – First Responders Mental Health Presented by NAMI.ORG Frontline professionals face many challenges in their day-to-day work life. From the pressure of making sure people get the help and care they need to working long shifts — health care and public safety are stressful fields of work....

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Create a Recovery Plan

Do you know what to do in a crisis?

Do you know what to do in a Crisis Situation? Wellness and Recovery Action Plans, Planning for a Crisis. NAMI National “No one wants to worry about the possibility of a crisis, but they do happen. That doesn’t mean you have to feel powerless. Many healthcare providers require patients to...

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Call To Action, Suicide Prevention Line

Suicide Prevention Line Approval – Means a Call To Action for YOU! Advancing 9-8-8 can’t wait. This easy-to-access, nationwide 3-digit emergency number (9-8-8) will help people in a mental health crisis.* And it’s close to becoming a reality. The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted in July to designate 9-8-8 as...

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month September 2020 If you or someone you know is in an emergency, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or call 911 immediately. Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, or background. In fact, suicide is often the result...

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