Helping Hands Need A Break, Too: How To Lend Support Without Burning Out

Social workers know "compassion fatigue" is a risk of the job, and have learned ways stay healthy and empathetic.

These days, there are hundreds of reasons to open your heart to others, but it’s easy to get exhausted. Try these tips honed by social workers for staying healthy and empathetic.

(Image credit: Hanna Barczyk for NPR)

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