Nurses - we know and appreciate how hard you are working on behalf of your patients during this unprecedented pandemic. With you, we are fighting for the best protections for your patients and yourself. Part of that protection is to support one another.
We are pleased to let you know that the Alameda County Crisis Counselling Services are offering a free, confidential and non-judgmental support line for California workers in health care settings responding to Covid-19. Though we are being called heroes, we know we are only too human. You might notice signs of distress, including problems eating, sleeping, remembering, and thinking clearly. A confidential talk with a genuine and concerned volunteer professional, who understands the impact of trauma on workers in health care settings, can help you get back your equilibrium. Please consider taking advantage of this opportunity to be cared for yourself in these testing times.
We are also pleased to offer group therapy support via the group psychotherapy organization of Los Angeles for those nurses who would be more comfortable joining a group support network.