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Uncovering the Prevalence of Mental Health and SUD Among Physicians: Insights from Dr. Greenberg and Dr. Bundy

In a world where physicians face immense pressure, substance use disorders (SUD) can be a hidden struggle. Dr. Michael Greenberg and Dr. Chris Bundy recently discussed this issue on ReachMD’s Clinician’s Roundtable podcast, offering invaluable insights over two engaging episodes.

Dr. Greenberg and Dr. Bundy shed light on the prevalence of substance use disorders among physicians, highlighting the stressors and burnout that contribute to this challenge. They revealed that SUD rates among doctors mirror those of the general population, underscoring the importance of addressing this issue within the medical community.

Dr. Bundy outlined various treatment options, including physician health programs and support groups tailored for doctors. Additionally, they addressed how family members and colleagues can navigate concerns about a physician’s substance use, emphasizing the need for compassion and support.

As Dr. Greenberg and Dr. Bundy aptly put it, seeking help is the first step towards recovery. By fostering open conversations and promoting awareness, we can create a healthier and more supportive environment for physicians facing substance use disorders.

The podcast episodes offer a deep dive into this critical issue, providing valuable insights and guidance. Check out the two-part discussion on ReachMD’s Clinician’s Roundtable podcast. Together, let’s support our colleagues on the journey towards healing and wellness.


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