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.
The film follows the story of Sam, a heroic EMT veteran beset by inner turmoil.
The psychological toll is staggering, particularly for health care workers whose dreams show similarities to those of combat veterans and 9/11 responders, one expert says.
Although EMS and health care workers are certainly doing an important job, the “hero” image that has developed in the media, amongst the public, and in social media can have a long-term negative effect.
Bobby O'Donnell on his own journey back to mental health, the importance of self-care, and the anxiety, depression and trauma some may be struggling with as the pandemic wears people down.
Much about the current situation with COVID-19 is out of our immediate, direct control and has potentially life-altering consequences.
Honolulu paramedic Kaipo Hayashida still has a hard time digesting what happened earlier this month.