self-care

ISSUP Philippines' Christmas Offering

Manila, Philippines,
ISSUP Philippines would like to invite you to give a gift to yourself this December! Join this workshop to Pause, Reflect and Connect.

Worker wellbeing

Created by
Network of Alcohol & other Drugs Agencies (NADA)

Taking care of your health is important no matter what you do for a living. But when it comes to AOD work it’s all the more important. Working in the AOD sector can be very rewarding but the passion and dedication that drives many who work in AOD sector can potentially lead to stress, burnout and even ‘compassion fatigue’ if not accompanied by solid self-care strategies.

Vicarious Trauma

Created by
American Counselling Association

The term vicarious trauma (Perlman & Saakvitne, 1995), sometimes also called compassion fatigue, is the latest term that describes the phenomenon generally associated with the “cost of caring” for others (Figley, 1982). Other terms used for compassion fatigue are:

  • secondary traumatic stress (Stemm, 1995, 1997)

  • secondary victimization (Figley, 1982)

Practicing or Just Preaching? Self-Care for Addiction Professionals: Why It Counts and How to Do It

Created by
NAADAC

The principles of self-care are the same as for recovery, as exemplified by recovery-oriented systems of care.

These principles promote a person-centred, strengths-based approach that helps people marshal the individual, social, and environmental factors that support their well-being.

In this webinar, David Mee-Lee, MD and Dr. Deborah Teplow discussed the skills required to make lasting change.

Webinar Objectives:

Burnout Prevention and Treatment

Created by
Help Guide

High levels of stress can result in feelings of helplessness, disillusionment, and exhaustion.

Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress.

The impact of burnout can be widespread, affecting your physical and mental wellbeing and your overall ability to function in daily life.

The Self-Care Matrix: A Unifying Framework for Self-Care

Citation
El-Osta, A., Webber, D., Gnani, S., Banarsee, R., Mummery, D., Majeed, A., & Smith, P. (2019). The Self-Care Matrix: A unifying framework for self-care.-Selfcare Journal. SelfCare Journal.

We are seeing a global rise in long-term noncommunicable diseases, linked with our inability to protect our own wellbeing.

The World Health Organization defines self-care as: 

"the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote, maintain health, prevent disease and to cope with illness with or without the support of a health care provider."