TMB offers health and wellness resources for physicians

May 15, 2020 Gracie Awalt
As thousands of health care professionals continue their efforts responding to the COVID-19 public health crisis, many are facing increased stress and burnout.
The Texas Medical Board created a list of resources to help physicians manage their mental health and well-being during these challenging times.

Texas Medical Association - Physician Health Topics

American Medical Association - Managing mental health during COVID-19

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) - COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line & Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - COVID-19 Stress & Coping Resources

American Psychiatric Association - Well-being Resources

National Academy of Medicine - Clinician Well-being Strategies & Resources

Mental Health America - COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - First Responders and Disaster Responders Resource Portal

Physician Support Line - a support line available for physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. The line offers free confidential peer support telehealth by volunteer psychiatrists.

If you or someone you know needs help, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (En Español: 1-888-628-9454; Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889) or the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.

The TMB's original document is also available online for your reference.
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