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Mental Health Resources for Providers

Mental Health Resources for Providers

Our emotional health is as important as our physical health yet too often it is the last thing we consider when it comes to "staying healthy."  Below are some resources to help providers navigate the daily challenges of compassion fatigue and maintain a healthy mind, heart, body and soul.

Everyone Knows What Grief Is Now: Five Ways Hospice-Based Grief Experts Can Support Patients and Families in the COVID-19 Era

White paper by the National Hospice Cooperative.  Special thanks to Patti Anewalt, Director of Pathways Center for Grief & Loss in Mount Joy, PA., Diane Synder Cowan, Director of grief services at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, OH., and Lisa Balster, Director of patient & family support services at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton for their contributions and sharing of experience.

Grieving Alone and Together - Free Guide (NEW)

The Funeral Service Foundation, in cooperation with COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund, developed this guide to addresses the challenges of grieving a loved one’s death during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the nature of grief; traumatic loss and its triggers; ambiguous losses; and the risk of disenfranchised grief. Click here to download the guide for free.

Tips for Staff Social and Emotional Wellbeing

Support the Front

Free Virtual Support Groups and Resources for Healthcare Professionals on the Frontlines of COVID-19


Laughter is the Best Medicine (

Staff Members Emotional Well-Being (Johns Hopkins)

How to Lead Through a Crisis (Center for Creative Leadership)


Enhancing Provider Resilience in the Face of COVID-19 (Barry Jacobs)

Enhancing Provider Resilience in the Face of COVID-19 Recording



The 21 Best Meditation Podcasts to Listen to in 2020

Top Mental Health Podcasts To Listen To Right Now: Best Of 2020!



YouTube videos: Laughter is the Best Medicine


  • This ultimate quarantine playlist” from Emily VanDerWerff, critic at large for Vox, includes 215 songs and lasts 16 hours.

  • Take any of eight “stunning” virtual tours of gardens around the world, from Monet’s Garden in Giverny to Keukenhof in Amsterdam, Kew Gardens in London, and botanic gardens in Chicago, Washington, DC, and Hawaii.


Talking To Kids - COVID-19 Checklist



Artful Moments for Frontline Workers

The National Gallery of Art has created a guided meditation for Front Line workers that is free and simple to use. 

Free Crocs for Healthcare workers from Crocs

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