Learning more about something is a great way to gain understanding and broaden your experience, as well as gather useful tools that can help yourself or those around you who may need mental health support. Here are some opportunities to do just that.
On Demand Training – Lend an EAR Initiative
Developed by Mayo Clinic experts, the Lend an EAR Framework provides three steps to Empathize, Assess, and Refer colleagues through difficult situations. This on-demand training will give you critical skills to refer colleagues to the various resources Mayo Clinic has to offer for employees in need.
Interactive Skill-Building Modules
We have so much to learn about so many aspects of well-being. And this section takes a little closer look at specific experiences and provides skills and strategies to help get us through.
On Demand Webinars
Traps, Tips and Apps for Mental Health (On-Demand Webinar)
Learn from our very own, Dr. Craig Sawchuk, co-chair of the Division of Integrated Behavioral Health, and co-chair of Clinical Practice within the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic. Through this on-demand webinar, you will learn about unique stressors from the pandemic that are increasing the risk for mental health problems; Identify at least one practical tip to help improve mental health functioning in the context of COVID-19; and describe at least one mental health app that may promote mental health and well-being.
Processing Pandemic Grief
One Mind PsyberGuide was established in 2013 in response to a growing need for guidelines to help people navigate the mental health app marketplace. Through rigorous evaluation of technology and promotion of scientific best practices, the project seeks to provide accurate and reliable information free of preference, bias, or endorsement.
- COVID Coach (VA System): https://mobile.va.gov/app/covid-coach
- Mindfulness Coach (VA System): https://mobile.va.gov/app/mindfulness-coach
- Resilience-SuperBetter: https://www.superbetter.com/
- Mindshift CBT: https://anxietycanada.com/resources/mindshift-cbt/
- Chatbots/AI- Woebot: https://woebot.io/