Physician Health Programs and Suicide

Medscape on August 19 2015 published a disturbing story by Pauline Anderson entitled Physician Health Programs: More Harm Than Good? which elaborates on some of the troubling issues hinted at in the Glaser article…

A subsequent video by Pamela Wible on Kevin MD asks whether PHPs could conceivably be responsible for some physician suicides, due to pressure on ill physicians to conform to faith based healing (12 Step programs) aimed at substance use disordered persons, which is dispensed on order of some PHP’s ONLY by certain expensive, designated rehab centers…

I would encourage anyone with experience with a PHP (positive or negative) to contact us so that we can begin to develop a clearer picture…

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