Emotional and Mental Well-Being
Suicidal Thoughts? Get Help: 800-273-TALK
Nurse anesthetists, like other health care professionals, can experience occupational hazards of stress, burnout, compassion fatigue, and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Self care is important, along with learning healthy coping mechanisms in both your personal and professional life.
See the collection of research and published articles for the topic of stress and burnout among anesthesia professionals.
- Coping with a perioperative death or catastrophe?
- CRNAs and PTSD
- CRNAs and Stress
- Disruptive Behaviors and Workplace Incivility
- Healing from Sexual Harassment
- Managing Chronic Pain
- Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
- Wellness in the Workplace
AANA NewsBulletin Articles
Depression and Suicide Resources
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Mental and Emotional Well-Being Resources
- American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Position: Whole Health Begins with Mental Health
- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
- Institute of HeartMath
- Mental Health America (MHA)
- National Institute of Mental Health: Booklets, Brochures and Fact Sheet
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
- ULine - resources for college mental health
Note: Links to external sites are provided as a convenience and do not imply endorsement. AANA Health and Wellness is not responsible for any content on these websites, but hopes they help support your well-being.