Vol. 16 No. 1 (2024): Mental Health & Wellbeing

Reducing Burnout, Suicide & Wellbeing among Healthcare Professionals:: The Importance of Belonging

Nagina Khan
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada

Published 2024-03-06


  • burn-out,
  • suicide,
  • health care professionals

How to Cite

Khan, N. (2024). Reducing Burnout, Suicide & Wellbeing among Healthcare Professionals:: The Importance of Belonging. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 16(1). https://doi.org/10.38192/16.1.1


Recently the lack of well-being, higher rates of burnout and reports of suicide in healthcare professionals have become an area of concern for organisations. Physician and nurse suicides are a worry and subject of increasing ‘professional and public health interest. Despite good resources to help others, healthcare workers are sacrificing their well-being. Moreover, systemic barriers by organisational culture and policy are often preventing self-care or help-seeking actions.


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