Health care workers continue to face unprecedented circumstances as they serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Health care workers have become the backbone in the fight against COVID-19; therefore, it’s important for health care leaders to create a proactive work environment that supports the mental well-being of their staff.
This presentation provides an overview of select resources available through the Missouri Department of Mental Health, including mental health support related to COVID-19, mental health and suicidal medical care, patient self-care, suicide prevention, Lifeline, and the crisis text line.
- Angeline Stanislaus, M.D., Chief Medical Director – COVID-19 and Mental Health / Suicidal Medical Care
- Rachel Jones, LPC, Manager of Trauma-Informed Treatment – Self Care
- Stacey Williams, LCSW, Suicide Prevention Coordinator – Suicide Prevention Resources / Lifeline / Crisis Text Line