How can we protect the well-being of healthcare professionals during challenging times when they are called to act - and even put their own lives at risk?
The Center for Healthy Minds and AtentaMente are seeking answers to this question in a new research grant funded by Templeton World Charity Foundation. This grant will allow the Center and AtentaMente to integrate two character-based interventions to see if the effects of stress can be buffered in healthcare professionals in Mexico.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on all aspects of society, the pandemic has placed an extraordinary strain on health care systems and providers. Healthcare facilities are overwhelmed with patients and healthcare professionals have put themselves at risk time and time again to do their jobs. The situation for those in the healthcare field in Mexico has been particularly difficult, and strategies to support mental health for these individuals during this challenging time have been limited.