Mudcat Café message #3644745 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #142631   Message #3644745
Posted By: Janie
23-Jul-14 - 11:20 PM
Thread Name: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
Sending love and good thoughts.

The nature of my work is such that I can't say much about it. Have moved back into public mental health at a time when resources are scarce and treatment teams that support one another are history. Has always been challenging, but I moved out of it when the support dried up, and have had to move back into it to stay employed. Knew it would be hard. Love my work, but the level of need and trauma among clients is so very high, with little these days from agencies to support the clinician in our work. Feel like I'm running on empty recently. Little protection from "secondary trauma." Draining me of the capacity to be present for anyone. Could use some juice. Thanks.