The following are 5 evidence-based actions physicians can do – and their loved ones and colleagues can encourage – to help prevent suicide.
Provided by The Physicians Foundation for National Physician Suicide Awareness Day.
Physician Support Line is a national, free, and confidential support line service made up of 600+ volunteer psychiatrists, joined together in the determined hope to provide peer support for our physician colleagues and American medical students as we all navigate the COVID-19 epidemic.
Physician Support Line (888)-409-0141
FRONTLINE offers support dealing with anxiety, stress, fear, isolation, or other difficult emotions you are experiencing. Text 741741
AAFP has created a platform for supporting physician health. Many family physicians report feeling dissatisfied in their profession, and disconnected from their purpose. As physicians you face more challenges than ever in delivering quality patient care. Regulation burdens, documentation mandatories, operational policies, practice inefficiencies, and a culture of physician self-sacrifice all get in the way of serving the patient.
Physician Health First offers resources for burnout, crisis help, assessment tests, tools to well-being, and so much more.
AAFP News Coverage and Blog Posts on Physician Well-Being
March 30 - April 2, 2022
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AAFP currently offers eight classes on physician well-being: