As healthcare workers, you may have or continue to experience grief from working on the frontlines during a pandemic. This is a heavy burden to bear. A recent research article discusses the complexities of frontline workers being both witnesses and victims of grief during this time. The study also mentions specific impacts of COVID-19 on the way that healthcare professionals grieve and includes resources for those who may be struggling. For more information and to read the full article, please visit this website.
A few of the resources included in the paper are made available below:
- Anticipatory grief: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/how-anticipatory-grief-may-show-up-during-the-covid-19-outbreak
- Losing patients to COVID-19 and managing grief: https://consultqd.clevelandclinic.org/losing-patients-to-covid-19-and-managing-grief/
- Losing colleagues to COVID-19: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/imm/workplace-grief-and-loss.pdf
Non death-related loss: https://www.adec.org/page/ADECconvo7