NAMI Frontline Wellness is a community-based online initiative that supports first responders in health care, public safety, and other frontline workers. We want you to know that your mental health and wellness matter, and we are here to lean on for support.
While you may already encounter chronic stress, trauma and the negative effects of shiftwork as a part of your daily work life, an added source of stress like COVID-19 can feel overwhelming. And if you are struggling, you are not alone. We know you face the adverse mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic like concerns about passing the virus to family and friends, protective equipment shortages, exposure to financial pressures and long hours — you need support now more than ever.
At NAMI Frontline Wellness you will find information and resources specific to your first responder profession. This website will include:
If you are a health care or public safety professional and are seeking more information, please call the NAMI Helpline at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or text "SCRUBS" to 741 741.