Mental Health Support
We offer a free, complete 60-minute webinar, as well as six “Quick Videos” of key highlights. Registration is necessary to watch the complete webinar, or you may click on any of the Quick Videos below to watch them. In these videos, you will learn how to successfully manage your mental health needs while caring for COVID-19 patients, as well as the best and most up-to-date tools to stay strong and focused on your vitally important work and find calmness in the chaos. This webinar is presented by three nurse experts who serve on ANA’s Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation’s Strength through Resiliency Committee.
Mental Health Support: How to Survive the Pandemic with an Unbroken Spirit
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Is this normal?
This 5-minute quick video examines what we are experiencing in response to the pandemic and the four domains impacted by distress.
Pros and Cons of Stress
This 4-minute quick video covers the research on stress, the pros and cons of this common reaction to events in our lives, and how to make it a positive.
Identifying Mental Health Support
This 6-minute quick video covers various symptoms of distress and how to know when and what type of help you need -- and how to get it.
Coping with COVID-19
This 5-minute quick video covers ways you can better cope with the stress of COVID-19.
How to Build Resiliency
This 13-minute quick video covers real-life evidence-based resiliency building skills.
Suicide Prevention Strategies
This 11-minute quick video covers suicide prevention strategies to help your colleagues at risk.
Sattaria 'Tari' Dilks, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
President, American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Dr. Dilks is a professor of nursing at McNeese State University and co-coordinator of McNeese’s Master of Science in Nursing programs. She is an elected fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
Dr. Melnyk is the Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University (OSU), Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at OSU’s College of Medicine, and Executive Director of the Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based Practice. Dr. Melnyk is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Nursing, the National Academies of Practice, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Judy E. Davidson DNP RN MCCM FAAN
Dr. Davidson is a Nurse Scientist at the University of California San Diego Health; Scientist, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego School of Medicine; Doctor of Nursing Practice, Case Western Reserve
Holly Carpenter, BSN, RN
Holly is a Senior Policy Advisor, Nursing Practice & Work Environment Department, American Nurses Association. She was instrumental in developing and growing the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) nurse wellness initiative. Her responsibilities include nurse mental health, suicide prevention, improving public immunization rates, and addressing other occupational health topics for nurses.
Made possible by the generosity of the American Nurses Foundation.