Tag: burnout and mental health
A Clinical Social Worker’s Bane
We have all become assembly line workers in the factory of mental health. At the facility, I put in at least 50 hours and live with a constant dread of not having clicked a button, of not having made another phone call, of overlooking the sadness in someone’s eyes. The risk of burnout or empathy fatigue is high, yet the machine hums along.
When Doctors Struggle With Suicide, Their Profession Often Fails Them
From NPR: "The medical profession relies on the premise that doctors and medical staff, like highly trained endurance athletes, are conditioned to clock long...
Can Mindfulness Help With Burnout?
A new study investigates the effects of mindfulness-based interventions on employee’s wellbeing across different workplace environments.