Physician and Family Support Program

Alberta Medical Association

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Provides confidential support and assistance for personal health issues and promotes health and well-being for physicians in all career stages.

Service provides:

  • support and help with accessing necessary resources for personal or professional concerns
  • 24 / 7 Assistance Line - offers peer-to-peer support and funding for counselling services
  • Education - activities to promote prevention and awareness
  • Case Co-ordination - for physicians, residents, and medical students with complex health concerns

Concerns may include:

  • mental health / psychiatric issues
  • family / relationships
  • addictive disorders
  • occupational issues
  • family physician requests
  • and more

Affiliation: Alberta Health Services
Key Provider: case co-ordinators, physician peers, therapists
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • physician groups including physicians, residents, and medical students
  • immediate family members of the physician groups
  • third party callers (anyone who has a concern for a member of the physician group)
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call
  • visit website for more information

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-SOS-4 MDS (767-4637)
Web Site
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: No

Membership Fee: Yes,

Contact for details.

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 21, 2024
Hours of Operation
24/7 -

Assistance Line runs 24 / 7. Education and Case Co-ordination hours vary.