Mental Health Among Health Workers Is in Danger
The pandemic is taking a serious mental toll
The health care workers are not okay. There are multiple stories out this week about the mental health toll the pandemic is taking on first responders, health workers, and pandemic experts. A combination of trauma and lack of support is creating a perfect storm of burnout and PTSD. As Elemental reported in the early days of the pandemic in the U.S., the country may want to consider a national mental health response plan. In the meantime, here are a few stories to understand the issue.
The PTSD-like Affliction That’s Traumatizing Health Care Workers
The invisible wounds of moral injury run deep for those on the front lines