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MENTAL HEALTH & CARERS ( dO AN INTRODUCTORY VIDEO ON STATISTICS/MH STIGMA)
One in 4 of us suffer with our mental health . In the care profession, this is estimated to be 1 in 2 according to research. Please see below some general information on the most common struggles experienced by carers and care workers.
MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA IN THE CARE SECTOR
Tackling Mental Health Stigma in the care profession is one of the top issues for CNI. It is likely that due to the responsabilities in our carer role we feel we cannot ever not be at our best. However, this is not realistic. It is imperative to take care of ourselves before supporting others, especially in times of crisis.
Talking about our mental health, acknowledging our experiences and accepting help when needed is the way forward.
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1.KEEP LEARNING- Learn something new, start a course
2. BE ACTIVE- Walk or Cycle, Exercise, join a Fitness Challe
3. NOTICE- Be Mindful and in the Present Moment
4. CONNECT- Join a club, become a volunteer, connect with friends & family
5. GIVE- Give back , thank others
Anxiety, Stress, Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Post Traumatic Stress disorder
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One in 4 of us suffer with our mental health . In the care profession, this is estimated to be 1 in 2 according to various research studies. Please see below some general information on the most common struggles experienced by carers and care workers:
Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.
Common signs of anxiety:
. Excessive worrying. Feeling Agitated, Restlessness, Fatigue, Tense Muscle, Difficulty Concentrating, Trouble Sleeping, Panic Attacks
Stress can be short-term or long-term. Chronic stress can take a serious toll on the body over time and have long-lasting health effects.
Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress.
Emotional Signs of Burnout
Compassion fatigue can take a physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional toll on people who experience it. Common symptoms of compassion fatigue include:
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after a very stressful or distressing event. It can also develop after a prolonged traumatic experience.
The types of events that can lead to PTSD include:
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