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The mental toll on health care workers.

ABC News segment highlights how a New York ER doctor’s death by suicide highlights the mental health burden on front-line workers

NYC.gov - NYC Health: Grief & Loss in the Workplace during covid19

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Psychology Today

Health care workers express overwhelming fatigue as COVID-19 cases surge across the country, The coronavirus pandemic is causing a mental health crisis among frontline health care workers. Studies show that about half have experienced acute stress and exhibited depressive symptoms. As the number of hospitalizations hits a record high, the emotional toll is also increasing. Doctors and nurses told CBS News they've been working at a relentless pace for months, and now they are dealing with new challenges and fears.

Healthcare Workers Speak Out About Struggles Of Caring For Patients, Family & Themselves. As hospitals ban visitors, many healthcare workers are forced to become family and friends to their patients — and many of those doctors, nurses and staff are cut off from their own loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus. “I think each one of us breaks down at a different time of day,” one nurse tells us.

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Healthcare workers experience burnout and stress from pandemic. With thousands of healthcare workers across the world on the front lines caring for others during the COVID-19 pandemic, they're just not feeling the impacts physically but mentally as well.

Psychology Today
Healthcare Workers Free Peer-led Virtual Grief Support Group
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/workplace-grief-and-loss.pdf

Mental Health resources for healthcare & frontline workers