We compiled the following resources to assist conservators and collections care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. As always, we advise you to follow the advice of federal, state, and local public health officials.
Combating Burnout in the Museum Sector American Alliance of Museums (AAM), report from May 2021, compiled in response to survey results indicating that the pandemic has taken a toll on mental health for museum workers.
Disaster Distress Helpline
The US SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) maintains a 24/7 disaster distress hotline for victims of natural and man-made disasters.
NAMI COVID-19 Mental Health Resources
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) maintains a webpage with current initiatives and activities related to the pandemic.