Mental Health & Wellness Resources

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Join the SCW Private Facebook Group

Join a growing community of Wisconsin healthcare professionals as we navigate through the COVID-19 crisis. All conversations are visible only to other group members. The current conversation includes how to manage elective cases going forward, shortages of supplies, and potential bed shortages. Other topics might include safety precautions, considerations when operating/treating patients with COVID-19, and many others. 


The Psychological Impact of Quarantine and How to Reduce It: Rapid Review of the Evidence

Source: Department of Pyschological Medicine, King’s College – London


  • Review of how to handle quarantine 
  • Recommendations for maintaining mental health 

Why You Aren't Thinking Clearly: The Brain Science of Fear in Uncertain Times

Source: Tedx/LinkedIn


  • Explanation of how fear affects the brain
  • Tips to reduce fear and keep calm

Factors Associated with Mental Health Outcomes Among Healthcare Workers Exposed to Coronavirus Disease

Source: JAMA Surgery


  • Findings that medical professionals on the front line will likely require mental health services during/following outbreak

That Discomfort You're Feeling is Grief

Source: Harvard Business Review


  • Interview with the world’s foremost expert on grief


Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event

Source: CDC


  • Provides brief overview of how to handle a disaster or traumatic event
  • Provides resources for contacts, and addresses children specifically

Healthy Minds Program

Source: CDC


  • Free mobile app to increase focus, resilience, compassion and health
  • Podcast-style lessons, active and seated lessons

Center for Healthy Minds

Source: UW Madison


  • Toolkit of resources to improve mental and emotional health during COVID-19