Physician Health Resources
The College does not provide direct treatment but connects physicians to available resources including:
Doctors Nova Scotia’s Professional Support Program
Doctors Nova Scotia’s Professional Support Program (PSP) provides confidential peer-to-peer support for members and their families who are dealing with personal or professional problems. PSP counsellors are based across Nova Scotia, have no affiliation with licensing and regulatory bodies, and are not related to university training programs.
CMA Physician Wellness Hub
The Canadian Medical Association’s Physician Wellness Hub aims to improve physician wellness and mental health individually, at the system level, and to promote a collaborative approach to physician health and well-being.
CMA Virtual Peer Support Wellness Connection
CMA Virtual Peer Support Wellness Connection sessions provide a virtual, safe space where physicians and medical learners can gather to discuss shared experiences, get support, seek advice and help each other.
Nova Scotia Health Wellness Portal
The Nova Scotia Health Wellness Portal is for all healthcare providers. It provides a curated list of helpful resources on a wide range of interests to help with the daily realities of living and working in healthcare in Nova Scotia.
CMPA Physician Wellness Directory
The CMPA Physician Wellness Directory offers a series of resources and articles on physician wellness that take on a range of topics from dealing with conflict to addressing complaints and legal issues.