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Mindfulness: A New Approach to the Nursing Shortage Crisis

Some research shows it decreases burnout and self-reported distress among nurses. Could it do more?

We're Missing Something in Health Worker Training

A conversation with two physicians about the mental health realities of a career in medicine.

Obstetric Fistula and Mental Health: From Tanzania to Mali

Data from a pilot study in Mali are helping the country provide more holistic fistula care to women and girls.

For Humanitarian Workers, Mental Health Needs Are Often Overlooked

It's time to take mental well-being during complex emergencies seriously.

Why You Should Celebrate Your Health Worker Today

Health workers are central to discussions on mental health—both as providers of treatment and care and as potential sufferers of depression brought about by work-related stress.

Open Source App Takes on Ebola and Mental Health in Liberia

Remix, reuse, redesign. Why a technology birthed during the Ebola outbreak is now collecting data on mental health needs.

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