Compassion Fatigue Resources

Below are some helpful resources on compassion fatigue.  For more resources, visit the Caregivers section of our online Mental Health Learning and Resource Center.

 

Articles and Links:

5 Ways to Help Yourself
Washington State University
http://caregiver.wsu.edu/default.asp?PageID=3817

Building Resilience for Hard Times
http://anitaborg.org

Building Resilience in a Turbulent World
www.vision.org

Caregiver Depression: Symptoms and Hope
National Family Caregivers Association
http://www.nfcacares.org/improving_caregiving/depression.cfm

Compassion Fatigue Self-Test
Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project
http://www.compassionfatigue.org/pages/CompassionFatigueSelfTest.html

Figley Institute (Charles Figley)
www.figleyinstitute.com

Green Cross Academy of Traumatology
Provides trained, qualified field traumatologists directly to areas suffering from trauma and compassion fatigue.
www.greencross.org

Happiness Institute
www.happinessinstitute.com

Mind Tools
Information on building trust in the work place, prioritizing, visualizing goals
www.mindtools.com

Reader's Digest article on stress management tips
http://www.rd.com/living-healthy/37-stress-management-tips/article14565.html

Resilience Institute
www.resilience.com

Resources for PTSD and Compassion Fatigue
www.giftfromwithin.org

Stamm, Beth Hudnall, Ph.D.
www.proQOL.org

Understanding Compassion Fatigue
International Traumatology Institute
www.compassionunlimited.com

Wellness Recovery Action Plan
www.mentalhealthrecovery.com

What is Caregiver Burnout (compassion fatigue)?
http://www.albernihospice.ca/pdf/What%20is%20Caregiver%20Burnout.pdf