Suicide among healthcare workers is, sadly, not a new phenomenon.
Doctors and nurses treating the coronavirus are increasingly worried about their deteriorating mental health and unsure who to talk to about it. “I think about COVID during sex,” one doctor said.
Everyday, they grapple with traumatic experiences, punishing hours, and high rates of PTSD. No one seems to care—not even the people they call colleagues.Read More
“You think, ‘If 20 seconds is good, then 40 seconds is better.’ It’s a slippery slope.”
for Healthline By now, it’s become extremely clear that the best way to contain the COVID-19 pandemic is for all of us to practice physical distancing and stay home. While cases of COVID-19 are still in all 50 states, states with early shelter-in-place orders have been able to “flatten the curve” more effectively than those that haven’t. […]Read More
There was the physical trauma of being sliced open and emotional trauma of being packed in ice when I went septic, and the fear that the next thing that could kill me was just a forgotten alcohol swab away.
Men have dominated the conversation forever—so why should I be expected to give them even more air time?
Extreme expectations mean extreme stress for the teenagers trying to graduate from California’s elite schools. What’s life like inside a pressure cooker? Just ask the kids who are living it.
For The Fix
The notion that a relapse of some kind negates the recovery accomplishments and impact on society at large is ridiculous.
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