What is burnout and what help is available?

Q: What is burnout and what help is available?


A: Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion that can result from prolonged stress and overwork. If you're experiencing burnout, you may feel extremely fatigued, indifferent towards things that once mattered to you, and like you're unable to perform tasks effectively. At Spring Health, our therapists and coaches are here to support you in addressing the symptoms associated with burnout and guide you towards recovery.


In addition to seeking professional help, here are some steps you can take to recover from burnout:

- Ensure you get sufficient sleep

- Engage in regular exercise

- Maintain a balanced diet with nutritious meals

- Open up to trusted individuals about your feelings

- Practice self-compassion and treat yourself kindly

- Make time for activities that bring you joy and relaxation

It's important to remember that recovering from burnout is a gradual process. By reaching out to our professionals for assistance and establishing a strong support system, you're taking crucial steps on your journey towards healing. If you're ready to take the next step  by connecting with a therapist for support, browse our providers here to schedule an appointment: https://care.springhealth.com/browse/therapists

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