Your privacy and confidentiality is extremely important to us.
We keep all voluntary involvement with us confidential.


Our Goal

  • To promote patient safety and care by improving the health, well-being and effectiveness of health care professionals.
  • We do this by offering confidential support and advocacy for physicians, physician assistants, and medical students.

Our Philosophy

  • Concentrated on whole-person care
  • Focused on health care professionals
  • Driven by early intervention

What We Do


1 out of every 10 health care professional deals with drug or alcohol abuse during his or her life.
We are here to help.

Success Stories

I am one of the 10-15% of people in healthcare that at one time abused alcohol.

I was aware of the problem but didn’t have a clue how to change my behavior and lifestyle to get on a road to recovery and sobriety. The program at NDPHP, along with the people there have helped me on that journey.

True sobriety, and ongoing recovery doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a process that takes...

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March 26, 2019

How to Tell If Your Med Student Is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol

Studies indicate that substance abuse among medical students is growing and is more prevalent than previously thought. The stresses and high demands of medical school lead...
December 5, 2018
Doctor walking in snowy scene

Do you ever wonder if you may have a drinking problem?

As a practitioner, you probably have a preferred screening or diagnostic tool you use with patients to identify whether they’re dealing with an alcohol or...