Physician & Family Support Program (Doctors Manitoba)
The Physician and Family Support Program provides support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues. The confidential program is funded by Doctors Manitoba and is provided at no charge to medical learners, resident physicians, practicing physicians and retired physicians, and anyone in your household.
- Available 24/7 with access in over 200 languages.
- Calls are answered by a nurse
- Diverse counsellor options including language, gender, race/ethnicity, and Indigenous health perspectives
- Comprehensive supports including short-term confidential psychological counselling with masters prepared counsellors and psychologists, financial consultation and education, and legal consultation, work-life solutions, nutrition counselling, life coaching, and research concierge services to help you with personal and professional issues
Phone: 844−433−3762 (433-DRMB)
Company ID: DRMBHealth
MDCare offers supportive and dynamic assessments and treatments that include Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and relational therapy for individuals, couples, and families, as well as adult psychometric assessment.
Any licensed, practicing physician in the province of Manitoba, physician spouses or common-law partners, and dependent children (18 years and under) are eligible and can self-refer by phoning the number below.
Physicians at Risk
The Physicians at Risk (PAR) program is a peer assistance program designed to help physicians and their families experiencing difficulties in their private and professional lives. If you have problems with social, marital, financial, behavioral, or substance use issues, confidential help is available.
Eligibility: Physicians, residents, medical learners, retired physicians and spouses and adult children.
Canadian Medical Association Physician Wellness Hub
Hub provides reliable wellness tools and resources to empower physicians, medical learners, leaders, and educators to create change in the culture of medicine.
Visit The Hub online.
Canadian Medical Protective Association
The CMPA understands the emotional toll of medico-legal events on physicians. They are there to provide sound advice and offer support.
University of Manitoba Resources
Student services at Bannatyne campus
Medical learners are encouraged to access care via the University of Manitoba Student Services at the Bannatyne Campus. As a service hub for students and residents in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, they provide support and referrals for personal and academic success. Services are free and confidential.
They have a variety of services available, including a health and wellness educator, spiritual care coordinator, counselling services and more.
To book an appointment, please contact
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Family Centre
The Family Centre is a resource to help members of the Rady Faculty community feel supported both on and off campus.
Email your questions, requests, or feedback to FamilyCentre@umanitoba.ca
Ongomiizwin - Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing
Located at the Bannatyne campus, Ongomiizwin - Education is a place for Indigenous students enrolled in health professional programs to meet, study and explore careers and culture. We offer a welcoming environment that assists students to meet their academic potential through a variety of culturally relevant programs, resources and supports.
Manitoba Suicide Prevention & Support Line
Provides support to individuals who are struggling with suicidal thoughts or feelings, concerned about a friend, family, or co-worker, or impacted by a suicide loss or suicide attempt. Available 24/7.
Phone: 1-877-HELP170 (1-877-435-7170)
Talk Suicide Canada
Connect to a crisis responder to get help without judgement.
Hope for Wellness Helpline
Available to all Indigenous Peoples across Canada who need immediate crisis intervention. Experienced and culturally sensitive helpline counsellors can help if you want to talk or are distressed.