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Compassion Fatigue; the Consequences of Caring

Class/Workshop, Seminar, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors

Caring too much can hurt. Your utmost priority is to take care of others, but what about yourself? When we focus on loved ones we often start to feel burn-out. Apathy, isolation, bottled up emotions and substance abuse head a long list of symptoms associated with the secondary traumatic stress disorder now labeled: Compassion Fatigue. While the effects of Compassion Fatigue can cause pain and suffering, learning to recognize and manage its symptoms is the first step toward healing. Join Lisa Doyle; RN, BSN, CMC as she breaks down the signs and how to combat Compassion Fatigue.