Suicide Prevention Month

 

 

Raising Awareness against Clinician Burnout
National Suicide Prevention Month

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Month, and in promotion of clinician well-being, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is dedicating the month of September to the creative expression, education, storytelling, and wellness, of students and healthcare professionals. Please visit us on our website and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates.

Physician burnout is on the rise, and now affects more than half of U.S. doctors. Declining satisfaction with work-life balance, high rates of depression, and an increased risk for suicide are some of the challenges facing many physicians today, from medical training through their careers. These problems are associated with suboptimal patient care, lower patient satisfaction, decreased access to care, and increased healthcare costs.To find resources and tools from the Collaborative for Health and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM) and please visit our website. 

Help

If you or someone you know is suicidal and in need of emergency help, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or use the Lifeline Crisis Chat.

Resources

Many organizations are making efforts and compiling resources to help with this epidemic and promote well-being, including:

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Visit our Clinical Well-being Page today

Golden Glimmers

Golden Glimmers are a way for GHHS members and all others to express themselves. Staff periodically requests themed submissions in the form of art, writing, photos and more. Stay tuned to find out the Golden Glimmer theme to honor this important month.