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Personal Privacy versus Public Safety; an interview with Dr. Paul Earley, FSPHP’s immediate past President

FSPHP Immediate Past President, Dr. Paul Earley, was interviewed as part of the March issue of the Carlat Addiction Treatment Report’s article Personal Privacy Versus Public Safety: Addiction Among Health Professionals. This article explains the balance that PHPs must strike between protecting the doctor and protecting the public. CARLAT VERDICT: “Physician health programs are highly successful […]

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Caring for Caregivers

Caring for Caregivers: WSMA resources to help sustain health professionals during the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit Now

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Online Recovery Support Resources

WPHP has put together a variety of recovery support resources accessible during this period of social distancing and stay at home orders.   ASAM COVID-19 Support Group Recommendations Mental Health Survival Guide for Physicians During COVID-19 Upcoming Online Class:  Mindfulness for Healthcare Professionals For those interested in pursuing online recovery meetings, here are some links to […]

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Covid-19 Support Group Recommendations

Our Executive Medical Director, Dr. Bundy, is on the ASAM Covid-19 Taskforce and led the team that developed these recommendations for promoting support group attendance. https://www.asam.org/Quality-Science/covid-19-coronavirus/support-group

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Mental health survival guide for physicians during COVID-19

It is more important than ever that physicians take care of themselves in this crisis.  It’s also becoming more and more difficult to access one’s regular supports and self-care activities.  We hope this is a helpful support to our physicians during this difficult time. https://www.medicaleconomics.com/news/mental-health-survival-guide-physicians-during-covid-19 

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