Health Care Workers Face Mental Health Crisis

Our President Corey Feist discusses the current challenges facing healthcare workers and solutions to address this mounting crisis

Lorna Breen Act Passes U.S. House!

We are so close to having this legislation signed into law! Click to read more about the recent full passage in the U.S. House.

"This is like sending the entire health care workforce off to war and then refusing to support them when they return."

Read this brief summary from the Association of American Medical Colleges that highlights our testimony to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes' Launches Interactive Community for Healthcare Workers

ALL IN: WellBeing First for Healthcare is a call to action by #FirstRespondersFirst and the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation.

Doctors Shouldn't Be 'Punished' for Seeking Support

Time interviews Corey Feist on the importance of large-scale, systemic change for a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry. This article offers a great summary of our Foundation’s work.

The Parallel Pandemic

Watch an excerpt from our conversation with 60 Minutes, highlighting the key barriers to well-being faced by healthcare professionals.

How to Help Doctors Get Mental Health Care: Change the System

We have identified six key structural barriers that prevent our health care heroes from getting the support they need and so deserve. Check out this article in U.S. News and World Report to learn more.


Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers faced elevated rates of burnout, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and suicide. Now more than ever we must support the well-being of our healthcare workforce.


 physicians die by suicide each year.


physicians and nurses die by suicide at 2x the rate of the general population.


burnout has been shown to cause a 200% increase risk in medical errors.


of nurses and 42% of doctors are feeling burned out while battling COVID-19.

It’s critical that we support the mental health of those on the front line of healthcare.

We ask that health care organizations develop real strategies to address the root cause of burnout.

Dr. Lorna Breen

About Lorna

Dr. Lorna Breen was a sister, a daughter, a friend and a physician. She spent her career in practice at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan and became the director of the emergency room at the Allen Hospital in 2008.

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We are working across the health care industry, with national associations, health systems, and both the state and federal governments to bring resources to clinicians who are desperately in need of help.

Are You In Crisis?

Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255 or visit their Website.