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Daily Ways to Cope with Stress

By Richard Juman, PsyD, Director, TeamHealth Behavioral Health Policy and Regulations, Co-Chair, Clinician Resiliency Core Group Earlier this month, we talked about how coming out of the pandemic will shift how we think about mental well-being and the ways that we will continue to grapple with the ongoing mental health effects of COVID-19. Now, we...

Coming Out of COVID: The Stress of Beginning to Return to Normalcy

By Richard Juman, PsyD, Director, TeamHealth Behavioral Health Policy and Regulations, Co-Chair, Clinician Resiliency Core Group   Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness about mental health and well-being. Throughout the month, organizations nationwide help fight stigma, educate communities and provide support for the millions of Americans facing mental illness. This year,...

Suicide Prevention: Make mental health a priority

By Richard Juman, PsyD, TeamHealth National Director of Psychological Services, and Co-chair of the TeamHealth Clinician Resiliency Work Group While the month of September, National Suicide Prevention Month, comes to a close, the importance of focusing on your mental health continues year-round. There is a high rate of suicide and increasing rate of burnout among...

What Is Burnout? How Can Clinicians Help Prevent It?

By Dr. James Horst, DO, FACN, TeamHealth National Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Post-Acute Care Burnout is not technically a clinical term but one that is used to describe a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion that renders a person close to being disabled. Someone experiencing burnout may feel like they are unglued,...

What to Do If You Think a Person Is Having Suicidal Thoughts

Suicide is something that is still a taboo topic for many of us. However, when you think someone is considering suicide, or they have stated as such, they need to be taken seriously and without judgment. While a history of suicidal threats can be one of the strongest risk factors as to whether or not...

TeamHealth Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Each year, more thanĀ 41,000 individuals die by suicide, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). In an effort to increase awareness of this issue and help destigmatize individuals who are having suicidal thoughts, TeamHealth provides useful tips for managing stress, and help define warning signs and...