Researchers are looking for first responders to answer questions about their mental health and quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A majority of Americans ages 18 through 34 — 56% — say they have at least sometimes felt isolated in the past month, compared with about 4 in 10 older Americans, according to researchers.
Mobile Life Support is raising awareness in support of their staff and fellow providers across the country during National Suicide Awareness Month.
Mental health therapists’ caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And anxiety and depression are rising among Americans amid the coronavirus crisis, research suggests.
Dr. Candice McDonald and Robin Goldinger, RN, are joined by special guests to discuss mental health and the EMS provider.
The issue captured national attention when Dr. Lorna Breen, a physician from Charlottesville, Virginia, working on the frontlines of the pandemic in New York, died by suicide.
the time has come to put the mental health needs of our first responders before their call of duty, writes Ashley Fitzpatrick.
The new program, termed Corona Care Israel, is a free, anonymous, 24/7 mental health service that provides critical relief to first responders and health care workers suffering from the mental health stress of COVID-19.
Paramedics, EMTs and dispatchers in Cleveland (OH) will receive nearly $4 million in back pay and mental health language that addresses post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their contract.
Health care workers are reckoning with the psychological toll of the virus fight, coupled with fears that the disease could flare anew later this year.