Building Hopeful Beliefs

It is likely you have felt negative emotions and thoughts during the COVID-19 pandemic – know you are definitely not alone in these thoughts and feelings. Hear from Dr. Bernadette Melnyk from The Ohio State University as she simply and clearly breaks down the skills you can build through daily practice to help lower your stress and anxiety. She reminds us that how we think affects how we feel, and how we behave. If you find that your anxiety, stress, and depressive symptoms are interfering with your ability to function at work or outside of work, it’s important to reach out for help.

How to Build Hopeful Beliefs and Develop a Resilient Mindset
Finding Mental Health Help and Crisis Support
As a frontline health worker, you’re probably experiencing the type of stress that can cause people to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and depressed. These feelings are normal responses considering the crisis. However, when they last too long, impair your ability to function, reemerge from a previous condition, or present a significant risk to you or others, it’s a good time to get help.