Health and wellness

Find effective resources for taking care of yourself and your staff. Plus, get the latest information on the opioid epidemic.
COVID-19 mental health resources

This is a stressful time for everyone. Take care of yourself with these guides to mental and physical wellness.

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Dr. Megan Rascius for ADA's Accelerator Series.
ADA Accelerator Series

Videos, articles and other resources to help you achieve your goals and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

  • Mental health
  • Opioids

  • Ergonomics

Explore ways to help students struggling with mental health stigma in dental school.
Article
Article
Learn mindfulness tips and techniques to reduce stress and anxiety.
Video
Video
Recognize when you're beginning to burnout, and how to take care of yourself.
Podcast
Podcast
Listen to Ben Bernstein, PhD on stress reduction and performance enhancement for dentists.
Podcast
Podcast
Tips and support for colleagues battling depression.
Guide
Guide
Under stress? Connect with your state's well-being program.
Handbook
Handbook
Learn how to combat opioid abuse with our series of on-demand webinars and resources.
Topic page
Topic page
Pain management in older, medically complex patients requires special considerations.
Webinar
Webinar
Hear from National Institute on Drug Abuse about how COVID-19 has impacted the opioid crisis.
Webinar
Webinar
As a prescriber of painkilling medications, you have a key role to play in preventing their diversion. misuse and abuse.
FAQ
FAQ
The ADA Practical Guide is ideal for dentists and staff as they navigate drug prescribing.
Guide
Guide
Check your state's drug monitoring program before prescribing an opioid.
Reduce pain with this guide to stretching.
Download
Download
New video! Breathing and stretching exercises for the entire dental team.
Video
Video
Learn about common back pain causes and treatments.
Article
Article
Explore ways to avoid hand pain aggravators in your practice.
Article
Article
Learn tips for preventing and treating hearing loss.
Article
Article
Seven stretches to stay pain free while improving posture.
Video
Video