Support for Our Staff

MHA Essential staff support

Starting on Wednesday May 20, MHAPA will host a regular online support group for COVID-19 essentials workers. As the frontlines of this global health crisis, our essential workers are bearing unprecedented pressures. This group is designed to provide mental health support through peer gathering and discussion. Details are below

Step by Step – Covid-19 Essential Workers Support Group

Dates and Times: The first two groups are May 20, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM and May 27, 6 PM-7 PM.

Starting June 10, the groups will run the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month, 6 PM-7 PM.

To Register:  Click here. Once you register, you will receive WebEx login information upon registering.

Description: This group is for those who have been or are essential workers keeping our communities running and people safe during COVID-19. 

MHAPA created this group for two reasons:

  • First, to give essential workers the confidential opportunity to share and gain support among your peers
  • Second, as a thank you for all our essential workers have done in our communities during this stressful time.

While others were social distancing, essential workers have been on the frontlines,  experiencing unique and devastating stressors that others cannot relate to. While no two people are the same, neither are peoples’ experiences; however, this group is for you to share as you are comfortable and gain support from your peers.

DHS Essential staff support

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Self-Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As social workers, we understand the ongoing need to take care of ourselves and each other as we meet the many challenges of our work. Click here for more information.