prioritizing mental health during a pandemic

Prioritizing Mental Health Treatment During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for everyone. Essential workers, including physicians and other healthcare workers, face an additional level of stress. Prioritizing mental health treatment during a pandemic is essential for your continued health and well-being as a professional. Mental Illness Awareness Week October 4-10 has been designated as Mental Illness Awareness Week. In…

airline pilots experience addiction

Flying the Unfriendly Skies: How Airline Pilots Experience Addiction

Airline pilots have incredibly stressful jobs. Not only are pilots responsible for the safe transport of the plane’s passengers, but they also must deal with challenging schedules, including staggered sleep schedules, confined workspaces, and constant vigilance when in the cockpit. When pilots turn to alcohol or medications to help them deal with the stress, they…