By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) – A new, first-of-its-kind partnership for front-line healthcare workers was announced on Thursday.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cool Conditions After Cold Front Brings Severe Storms
A collaboration between the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania will provide music therapy for those healthcare workers.READ MORE: Judge Denies Robert Bowers' Motion For Govt. To Produce Evidence It Monitored His Online Activities
It will lead a pilot program that will begin in the southeastern region of Pennsylvania that will offer that service to healthcare workers.
Research has shown that this type of therapy can be an effective tool for those experiencing compassion fatigue and burnout.MORE NEWS: Pa. Native, Penn State Grad Carl Nassib Comes Out As First Openly Gay Active NFL Player
Music therapy can help to lower blood pressure and promote a positive mood.