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Medical Student Well-Being Resources
Working towards your professional goals is important but your own well-being is paramount. Use the following resources to practice mindfulness and recognize burnout in yourself and others.
- A Beginner's Guide to Staying Sane in Medical School
- Eight Ways To Develop Your Resilience
- 10 Tips on How to Be Happy in Medical School
On Demand Webinars
- Medical Student Well-being: Don’t Forget About Us
- Building Your Resilient Self®
- Positive Psychology in Times of Crisis
- Optimizing Well-being, Practice Culture, and Professional Thriving in an Era of Turbulence
- Know Your Colleagues, Know Yourself: Checking in on Mental Health
- Well-being and Burnout Tools
- Coronavirus and Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
- Prioritizing Medical Student Downtime: Resources and Recommendations
Crisis and Counseling Support
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- Ph: 1-800-273-8255 and crisis text line at 741-741
- For the Frontlines (free crisis counseling, 24/7)
- Counseling for front line workers facing fear, anxiety, stress, isolation.
- USA text 741741, UK text 85258, Canada text 741741, Ireland text 086 1800 280
- Project Parachute
- Pro bono teletherapy for Covid-19 frontliners.
- The Physician Support Line
- Free and confidential support line for physicians, staffed by over 600 volunteer psychiatrists
- Because there is no formal doctor-patient relationship established, the call does not have to be reported to any medical board as therapy.
- SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
- Ph: 1-800-985-5990
- Provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
- The Emotional PPE Project
- Connects healthcare workers in need with licensed mental health professionals.
Find more well-being and professional resources on ACP Online.