Personal Assistance Service (PAS) | 2200 West Main Street | Erwin Square Tower | 4th Floor, Suite 400A | Durham, NC 27705 | 919-416-1PAS (919-416-1727)

Strategies for Self Care

Our own self care is essential. The truth is that so many of us are so busy caring for others that taking care of ourselves is the last order of business.

How do we take care of ourselves and avoid burnout? There are different ways to approach this, so you should find what works best for you. Watch the following video presentation to hear a top 10 list of strategies for self-care and pick options that work best for you.

If you need more information or support, please contact Personal Assistance Service at 919-416-1727 to schedule an appointment. Counselors are available Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Other Resources for Self Care

LIVE FOR LIFE employee wellness program: 684-3136, option 1

  • Duke Run/Walk Club
  • Success over Stress (SOS) - stress mgmt. program
  • Take Ten - on-line stretch breaks
  • Duke Fitness Club
  • Health Resource Library
  • Yoga and other classes offered
  • Chair Massage
  • Steps to Health

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR)
Phone: (919) 660-6745
Duke Center for Integrative Medicine Teaches meditation, yoga, and practice of present-moment awareness

Teer House Community Education Programs
Phone: (919) 477-2644
Classes and support groups on topics of health and wellness

Staff and Family Programs
Phone: (919) 684-9040
Referral assistance for both child care and elder care needs

Duke Family Support Program
Phone: (919) 660-7510 or 1-800-672-4213
Free consultation & support group for families facing elder care issues including Alzheimer's and memory loss