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I.M. Emotional Support Hub

It’s common right now to feel overwhelmed, stressed, or depressed.

IM Emotional SupportTaking care of ourselves and encouraging others to practice self-care sustains our ability to care for those in need.

Protect your health and well-being by connecting with easily-accessible peer support through the Physician Support Line, and affordable, confidential counseling is available through The Emotional PPE Project and The Therapy Aid Coalition

 

If you or someone you know is in crisis, help is available 24/7. Text 741741 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) or Disaster Distress Hotline (1-800-985-5990).

Peer Support

  • Call the Physician Support Line (1-888-409-0141) for free and confidential just-in-time peer support. Visit their resource page for tips to maintain and enhance your well-being.
  • Partner with an accountability buddy. Establish formal peer support and use quick check-ins (face-to-face, telephone, text, or e-mail) to provide encouragement and reminders.

Counseling

Protect your mental health and well-being by connecting with affordable, confidential counseling for health care workers through:

Additional Support Resources

For Individuals

ACP Webinars with CME

American Psychological Association (APA) 5 Science-based Tips for Managing Your Stress (posters and videos)

Center for Study of Traumatic Stress Resources

  • Fact Sheet: Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Personnel during Coronavirus and other Infectious Disease Outbreaks
  • Fact Sheet: Notifying Families after a COVID-19 Death
  • Fact Sheet: Fight COVID-19 with Better Sleep Health: A Guide for Hospital Workers

Self-compassion Resources

Connect Through the Arts

For Organizations and Leadership

ACP Webinars with CME

Peer Support

Center for Study of Traumatic Stress Resources

  • Fact Sheet: Supporting Healthcare Professionals in Times of Disaster: Reflections on “At-Risk Employees”
  • Fact Sheet: Grief Leadership During COVID-19

American Federation for Suicide Prevention Resource