Since the beginning of the pandemic, our healthcare teams have done an awesome job in spite of the uncertainty, danger to their safety, fatigue, and the trauma to their psychological well-being. This article contains some suggestions that our healthcare members recommended for self-care during the first wave of this pandemic.
The Medical Center has many programs in place to support individuals and work groups in their psychological and spiritual health.
The one-year anniversary of the deadly March 3rd tornado brings back memories of loss, grief, and fear. It is a good time to pause and reflect. Work/Life Connection-EAP's Jim Kendall provides tips on how to emotionally prepare for anniversary reaction.
Join SHARE Center Specialist Lauren Dattilo for a presentation on what sexual harassment is, ways bystanders can help when they witness harassment, and what steps VUMC is taking to create a safer and more equitable workplace.
Jim Kendall, LCSW, CEAP, discusses strategies for coping with the continuing stress one may experience during the current pandemic situation.
Good mental health means that we can find joy and positively deal with life's inevitable challenges. It is a time to assess the balance we have in our lives, despite today's dramatic and unexpected stressors. This year has brought so much more than the "normal stresses of life". The Middle Tennessee area has been impacted by tornados, COVID-19, powerful storms, and power outages. Paying attention to our positive emotional well-being is more important now than ever.
What it means to be emotionally healthy and how to nurture that part of ourselves.
When there are challenging cases that impact caregiver psychological well-being, Vanderbilt offers a variety of support services for faculty and staff.
Adverse Event/Unexpected Outcome Support
Even though there is much to be learned about healthy nutrition and the reasonable, healthy approach to eating and exercise our heads and hearts often have different perspectives on the matter.