Strategies for Health Care Professionals: Coping with Pandemic-Related Mental Health Challenges

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, our health care professionals who were already at risk of burnout and mental health challenges are experiencing even greater pressure. This is due to issues specific to the pandemic such as concerns about exposure for themselves and family members, working even longer hours with fewer breaks, dealing with misinformation about the virus targeting the profession, and losing patients to the COVID-19 virus or complication arising from the pandemic. In this episode we discuss these challenges and take a look at some tools and resources available.