Protect your mental health

Learn how to reduce stress, relieve burnout and support colleagues struggling with depression or other mental health challenges.

In a crisis? You’re not alone

Healthcare providers experience extreme stress that can take a toll.

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or a crisis, please text or dial 988 to be connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This service is free and confidential.

Unwind with guided meditation

Take a breather with this guided meditation brought to you by ADA Member Advantage and Class Pass. Return any time you need.

On-Demand Webinar: How to develop emotional resilience in a world full of stress.
On-Demand Webinar: Professional and personal strategies to survive and thrive.
Download the Wellness special issue of ADA’s New Dentist News.
Dental Sound Bites episode about the pressure to be perfect & how it impacts mental health.
Drs. Sheela Raja and Cathy Hung discuss how to overcome trauma and improve wellness.
The ADA and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention developed this resource.
Support your entire team’s mental wellness

The ADA teamed up with NAMI Chicago to develop wellness programming and ways to support ADA members and the entire dental team. Provided in part through a grant to the ADA from Crest + Oral-B, these resources were designed to help new dentists and their teams support each other’s mental wellness.

The Ultimate Workplace Mental Health Toolkit, created in partnership with Launchways, includes:

  • Key mental wellness concepts
  • Guidance on an overall approach to workplace mental health
  • Quizzes and surveys that can help start the conversation among your team

Download the Ultimate Workplace Mental Health Toolkit (PDF).

Explore other NAMI Chicago resources:

Hope For The Day

Hope For The Day (HFTD) is a non-profit movement empowering the conversation on proactive suicide prevention and mental health education. Below are info sheets regarding mental health and the workplace + dental profession.

ADA Accelerator Series

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

ADA Accelerator logo with image of Dr. Gutierrez