At Einstein, we recognize that this is an incredibly challenging time to work in healthcare. We hope you find these resources and services helpful during this strenuous time, as you face new demands. This page provides content you may find helpful and will be updated as our services and resources evolve. We thank you for your tireless efforts to drive Einstein's Mission with humanity, humility and honor, to heal by providing exceptionally intelligent and responsive healthcare and education for as many as we can reach.
The Einstein Healthcare Network Outpatient Department of Behavioral Health offers mental health treatment for a range of problems including but not limited to mood disorders, anxiety disorders, as well as trauma. Individuals often benefit from treatment when there has been significant changes in mood and functioning during significant life stress and loss. Treatment can include counseling/psychotherapy and/or pharmacotherapy. During this emergent time, the Behavioral Health department will do their absolute best to provide employees access to treatment. Employees can call 215-456-9850 to reach the department for new appointments. Be sure to identify yourself as an Einstein employee or family member. If you have any difficulties attaining an appointment you can reach out to the Program Director, Brian Gallagher, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Einstein’s Department of Spiritual Care and Mindfulness offers several types of support:
If you'd like to arrange a special call-in meditation or prayer for your particular unit or department, please call Laura Romano at 215-456-9779 or email email@example.com.
Carebridge Webinar Recordings:
COVID Coach - An App from U.S. Veteran Affairs Department that was created for everyone, including Veterans and Service Members, to support self-care and overall mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more and download here.
The Emotional PPE Project - A directory of volunteer licensed mental health practitioners offering free services. Visit https://www.emotionalppe.org.
Frontline Therapy Network - Six free sessions of psychotherapy via telehealth for first responders, medical personnel, military and veterans. Visit https://www.thebattlewithin.org/frontline-therapy-network.
Healthy Minds Philly - Get a check up from the neck up! Identifying signs and symptoms of behavioral health (metal health and/or substance use) challenges is an important part of the process of taking care of your overall health. Click here for a free, quick and anonymous screening. Or visit this page for mental health first aid and other tools and resources to support and improve your mental health and wellbeing.
JFCS is offering a variety of services and resources to help you navigate these difficult times. Whether you or someone you know are struggling with anxiety and isolation, looking for advice on applying for benefits, or a parent in need of support, they are here to help. Click here for more information.
National Crisis Text Line - Free 24/7/365 mental health support. Text "10-18" or "SCRUBS" to 741741 or visit https://www.crisistextline.org.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Free, confidential crisis counseling 24/7/365. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Nurse Groups - No-cost, confidential, videoconference groups for nurses to connect and process COVID-19 together. Visit https://nursegroups.org/.
PeerRxMed - Free program designed to provide support, connection, encouragement, resources, and skill building. Visit https://www.peerrxmed.com/.
Physician Support Line - Free confidential peer support telehealth line by volunteer psychiatrists for US physician colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Free and confidential, no appointment necessary. Open 7 days a week from 8:00 AM - 1:00 AM EST. Call 1-888-409-0141.
Pennsylvania Helpline for those struggling with anxiety due to coronavirus: 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600.
Self-Care Resources for Healthcare Professionals - click here for free downloadable resources to help increase your ability to cope in the now and get through the challenges you're facing daily. All resources are scientifically based and packaged to fit into the hectic and fast-paces lives of healthcare workers.
Therapy Aid - Free therapy for frontline healthcare professionals (individual and group support). Visit https://therapyaid.org/.
Wellness Support with a wide variety of evidence-based and practical tips, tools, and skills to manage mental health and maintain resiliency during this challenging time.