Updated: January 25, 2022

Being a nurse can be hard on your mental health. Burnout, anxiety, depression, compassion fatigue, and even secondary trauma are becoming more and more common among all healthcare workers. With the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health for healthcare workers has only worsened as they grow angry, exhausted, and burnt out.

According to research, reported cases of anxiety and depression in healthcare workers was as high as 35%, but those who exhibited symptoms of both were as high as 80%! With the stigma that still follows mental health struggles, the number of healthcare providers struggling with them is likely much closer to that 80% statistic.

With these high levels of mental health disorders in healthcare workers and no end in sight of this pandemic any time soon, what can we do about it to protect ourselves and our colleagues? In this section you’ll find blogs full of tips and ways to improve and maintain your mental health so that you can love your job as a nurse again.

Mental Health for Nurses

Jan 24, 2022
Being a nurse can be hard on your mental health. Burnout, anxiety, depression, compassion fatigue, and even secondary trauma are becoming more and more common among all healthcare workers. With the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health for healthcare workers has only

Self Care For Nurses

Oct 26, 2021
“How very little can be done under the spirit of fear”                                 – Florence Nightingale  Table of Contents show 1 What is Self Care for Nurses 2 Why is Self-Care Important for Nurses? 3 How Lack


Sources: 50 State Boards of Nursing, University Websites, U.S. Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ranking Methodology.