Online resources for self-care

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Online resources for self-care
Online resources for self-care

The Program in Narrative Medicine

http://www.narrativemedicine.org/index.html

A program offered through College of Physicians Surgeons, Columbia University that uses writing/narrative to help process the emotions and impact of working in health care.

Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project

http://www.compassionfatigue.org/index.html

The Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project is an online source for information, training materials, workbooks, and texts for health care caregivers, as well as other types of caregivers.

healthjourneys

http://www.healthjourneys.com/index.asp

healthjourneys offers a selection of books, CDs, and other materials that teach guided imagery and other relaxation techniques to manage the effects of stressful situations.

HelpGuide.org

http://www.helpguide.org

This Web site offers ad-free information and resources for dealing with life's challenges. Categories of topics include mental and emotional health, family and relationships, healthy living, and caregiving. 

Stress Management from MindTools

http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_TCS.htm

Web site offers self-help tools in a variety of categories, including performance stress, relaxation and sleep, self-confidence and self-esteem, anger management, and various types of coping strategies. A burnout self-test is also available.

Interpersonal Communication And Relationship Enhancement: I*CARE

http://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/resources-for-professionals/professional-educational-resources/i-care/index.html

Recognizing that improved communication skills can prevent practitioner burnout, MD Anderson Cancer Center offers on-line resources to assist health care practitioners in sharpening the skills necessary to manage challenging patient and family encounters. ONA

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