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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.

Our Mission Statement

  • To facilitate the rehabilitation of healthcare providers who have physical or mental health conditions that could compromise public safety and to monitor their recovery.

What We Do


Educate employers, regulators, and administrative agencies throughout the state of North Dakota.


Monitor compliance with recommended treatment and behavioral health plans.

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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September 25, 2021
Depressed Doctor

Physician Suicide

For more than 150 years it has been known that physicians have an increased propensity to die by suicide. Approximately 300-400 physicians die by suicide a […]
September 24, 2021
North Dakota Professional Health Program

Consequences of Driving Under the Influence

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is a serious crime and is often related to an underlying substance use disorder. Physicians have the […]