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Mental Health Resources for Health Care Professionals

Last update: October 14, 2020

To all health care professionals who are caring for sick patients and working around the clock to help find solutions – thank you for all you’re doing. You’re important to us. That’s why we’re gathering resources and support for health care professionals across UnitedHealth Group to help you focus on, manage and understand your mental and physical well-being during the national public health emergency.

  • Optum brings these resources together at to help you manage your emotional and physical well-being. This site also has resources to help your community, family and other health care professionals.
  • Sanvello, an app with techniques to help manage stress, anxiety and depression, is offering free premium access during the COVID-19 national public health emergency. For information, visit
  • The UnitedHealth Group Center for Clinician Advancement, in addition to COVID-19 support resources designed to Help Clinicians Find Joy in Practice, is partnering with OptumHealth Education to offer a series of podcasts designed to help clinicians understand the feelings that they and others may be experiencing during this challenging time.

The podcast hosts also provide strategies for managing both current and long-term mental health needs resulting from the national public health emergency that health care professionals can use to support themselves and their patients.

Understanding and Managing the Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health:

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four

If you’d like to view supplemental material or register to receive continuing education (CE) credits for completing the training activity, visit OptumHealth Education.

  • We’re also supporting the organizations and charities that help support you and your colleagues. You can read more about that in our News Releases.