Depressed Doctor

Physician Suicide

For more than 150 years it has been known that physicians have an increased propensity to die by suicide. Approximately ... READ MORE >

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 ... READ MORE >
Invest In Your Mind

What Barriers Prevent Physicians from Seeking Mental Health Care?

Although physicians should recognize the value of obtaining treatment, they often are the most reluctant to access medical care and ... READ MORE >
Doctor On Phone

The Difficult—but Necessary—Challenge of Referring an Impaired Physician

Impairment from alcohol or drugs is serious in any profession. For a physician who oversees the health and treatment of ... READ MORE >

Protect Your Basic Needs to Cope During COVID-19

During these difficult times, physicians and other healthcare professionals are desperately needed during the global COVID-19 pandemic, putting a strain ... READ MORE >
Thinking Doctor

Impact of Stigma

Science has proven that substance use disorders are a chronic brain disease that can be managed with medical treatment. It is NOT ... READ MORE >

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 ... READ MORE >

13 Telltale Signs of Physician Burnout

The North Dakota Professional Health Program is dedicated to facilitate the rehabilitation of healthcare providers who have physical or mental ... READ MORE >

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 ... READ MORE >

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