Wellness Starts With Knowledge
We understand the stress and challenges you face every day and the potential impact they have on your mental and physical health. Whether it’s tips on coping with stress, how to work from home, the importance of physical exercise, the value of community and so much more, awareness can make all the difference in a life well lived. Explore insights and resources below that can guide your journey.
Staying emotionally grounded and learning to cope with stress can head off serious issues before they can overwhelm. But when issues such as depression, substance abuse or suicidal thoughts gain strength, it’s important to seek help.
Suicidal thoughts can affect people of all ages, genders and backgrounds. As a loved one, you can help a family member or friend by learning the warning signs and risk factors, and understanding what you can do to help someone who might be thinking about suicide. On this webpage you will find resources and information to support your friend, family member, neighbor or co-worker who may be in crisis.
Fitness and nutrition play key roles in your overall well being. From workouts you can do at home, to learning healthy recipes, and advice for a good night’s sleep, you can gain strength over life’s challenges just by feeling better.
Being involved in a community serves as a reminder you’re not alone and can offer an added sense of purpose. Whether it’s joining recreational activities, volunteering or advocating for a favorite cause, community is where it all comes together.
The pandemic changed how mental health is discussed and treated
Health providers discuss the COVID-19 pandemic's substantial impact on mental health
Over the last 15 months, caregivers, patients and everyday people have endured unprecedented conditions. The events of this period were taxing mentally as well as physically, with anxiety over contracting or spreading COVID-19, uncertainty about transmission methods, loss of work, and social isolation contributing to declining mental health during 2020. These factors worsened preexisting mental health problems for some, while others experienced them anew.
Providence Employee COVID-19 Resources
The situation around COVID-19 is unprecedented. Much is being asked of you, and things are changing every day. This alone can increase anxiety. The toll of stress can be profound. You may need support now, more than ever, and we want to do everything we can to make sure you have the resources you need.