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What Does Advocacy Burnout Look Like for You?

Burnout can be defined as a state of prolonged physical or mental stress. Its symptoms can include exhaustion, depression, anxiety, lack of joy doing activities that you previously enjoyed, and just a general feeling of “I need a break!”

Patient Leaders like you work hard each and every day, advocating for your own health and the health of your community members. You write articles, manage forums, lead support groups, answer Instagram messages, create videos on TikTok, and much more.

We asked our Social Health Network community members: What does advocacy burnout look like for you?

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