As a healthcare worker during COVID-19, connecting with others is a lifeline in times of crisis. Social support builds you up during times of stress and gives you the strength to carry on. But the outbreak of coronavirus disease has changed the way in which healthcare workers not only see themselves but also the way in which they learn to interact with their families and colleagues. Explore the resources below to regroup.

Why Reaching Out is Good For Your Health and Wellbeing

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As Professor Eddie Wolff, a clinical psychologist at Mediclinic Sandton, says, social support is always associated with increased wellbeing in the workplace and home. It also lowers the chance of developing mental health difficulties – such as anxiety or depression.