Stress Management Support for Healthcare Professionals

Providing care for others during a pandemic can lead to stress, anxiety, burnout, frustration, and other strong emotions. How you cope can affect you and the well-being of those you care for.

Coping Tips
  • Talk openly about job stress
  • Recognize you are doing the best you can with the information and resources you have available to you
  • Keep a consistent daily routine
  • Take time for self-care
  • Take a break
  • Spend time outdoors
  • Address alcohol or other substance misuse
  • Engage in mindfulness, breathing exercises, meditation, prayer or other activities that soothe your spirit
  • Reach out to your provider or mental health support professional
Do you Recognize Stress Symptoms You May Be Experiencing?
  • Feeling exhausted or overwhelmed
  • Lacking motivation
  • Burnout
  • Alienation from work-related activities
  • Sadness or feeling depressed
  • Nervous, anxious, fearful, or feelings of uncertainty
  • Trouble sleeping or concentrating
  • Feeling helpless or powerless
  • Irritation, anger, or denial