THIS YEAR IS UNLIKE ANY WE HAVE SEEN BEFORE. 

IT’S OKAY TO ASK FOR SUPPORT.

30% of physicians report high levels of burnout.*

THIS YEAR IS UNLIKE ANY WE HAVE SEEN BEFORE. 

IT’S OKAY TO ASK FOR SUPPORT.

30% of physicians report high levels of burnout.*

Newfoundland and Labrador

1-844-675-9222

Are you or is someone you know in immediate distress? Call 911 or visit the nearest hospital.

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24/7, free, confidential & bilingual access

Call with absolute confidence and privacy. 
A dedicated team is available around the clock to provide bilingual, FREE and CONFIDENTIAL (within the limits of the law) mental health and wellness support to physicians, residents, medical learners and their families. 

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Trained professionals and crisis counsellors

Access to masters-level professionals who are trained to address the unique needs of physicians, residents, medical students and their families. The Wellness Support Line provides immediate, urgent crisis support, as well as help with everyday wellness issues.

 

What to expect when you call the Wellness Support Line

  • Your call will be answered by a professional specifically trained to support physicians.

  • You will be asked your name, contact information and a series of initial questions. 

  • You will then be taken through a needs and risk assessment to help determine the type of support that best suits your needs.

  • You will be offered an appointment within 5 business days with a masters-level counselor, psychotherapist or psychologist. 

Learn more about the physician health services offered by the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association

About the Wellness Support Line 

We know the demands of this pandemic are having a significant impact on physicians’ emotional, psychological and physical well-being. The CMA believes that to support you in delivering optimal patient care, we need to ensure you and your family have access to timely, high-quality and tailored mental health services.

Do you have questions about the Wellness Support Line? Please read our frequently asked questions to learn more.