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Support Services for
Physicians and their Families

Resources in Nova Scotia

Physician-Specific Resources

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Professional Support Program (PSP)

About: Provides confidential, peer-to-peer support for practising and retired physicians, dentists, and veterinarians; medical students, residents, and fellows; veterinary students and assistants; dental students; and the partners and dependent children of those professionals who are dealing with personal or professional problems. The PSP program responds to the mental health and wellness needs of members and also support initiatives, workshops, and other resources to promote wellness, resiliency, and balanced living.
Contact Information: 1-855-275-8215 | 1-902-468-8215 | professionalsupport@doctorsns.com

Availability: Call or email to access

Dalhousie University (Dalhousie Medicine Nova Scotia)

Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

About: Provides 24/7, confidential, short-term counselling, and advisory services for employees and their eligible family members. This EFAP connects individuals with a network of dedicated professionals including psychologists, social workers, addiction and career counsellors, childcare and elder care specialists, and legal and financial specialists.
Contact Information: 1-800-387-4765

Availability: 24/7

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