We understand that the unknowns surrounding the coronavirus can cause additional stress and mental fatigue for dental professionals who already experience a high amount of stress and fatigue on a daily basis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
has issued guidance on managing stress and anxiety, which can be found here:
The National Institute of Mental Health
is another helpful resource during this rapidly evolving situation.
Prevent Overdose RI
has resources to help you, your family, and your loved ones to stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak: https://preventoverdoseri.org/covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR1Iw1cMBoMjWTM-QPge74CT2uAcjpxJ58W0ehrV4rkDJ6eCHcGZJQy8Hv4
RI Physicians Health Program
Physician Health Committee is a standing peer review committee of the Rhode Island Medical Society. The Committee provides ongoing oversight to program staff responding to physician health issues, such as medical illnesses (for example, neurological disorders), substance use and psychiatric disorders, as well as coping with stress and burnout. https://www.rimedicalsociety.org/physician-health-program.html