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Our Goal

  • To promote patient safety and care by improving the health, well-being of healthcare professionals by offering support for physicians, physician assistants, and medical students.

What We Do

Up to 20% of healthcare providers will be affected by a mental illness or substance use disorder during their lifetime.

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
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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
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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...