Resources

Registrant-Based Resources

Physicians at Risk (Doctors Manitoba) 

The Physicians at Risk (PAR) provides support to Doctors Manitoba members and their families for concerns including but not limited to burnout, stress, or work-life balance, personal, family, or professional relationships, anxiety, depression, trauma, loss/​bereavement, substance use/​addictions.

Counselling

  • Confidential individual and couples counselling with no session limits 
  • Co-addiction partner support group
  • Clinicians are registered psychiatric nurses and master’s prepared counsellors 
  • Available to medical students, residents, physicians, retired physicians, and DRMB member’s spouses and adult children (18 and older)

Peer Support

  • Confidential individual and group-based peer support by physicians with lived experience 
  • Available to medical students, residents, physicians, and retired physicians 

All PAR services are provided at no cost and are scheduled to accommodate your availability. Secure virtual appointments are an option.

 

Call PAR's confidential, self-referral intake line at 204−237−8320.

 

 

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)

Online Support

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Company ID: DRMBHealth

MDCare

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.

Phone: 204-480‑1310

 

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.

Phone: 1-800-267-6522

 

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 

Phone: 204-272-3190

Email: bcss@umanitoba.ca

 

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.

Phone: 204-789-3511

Email: ongomiizwin.education@umanitoba.ca

 

Community-Based Resources

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.

Phone: 1-833-456-4566

 

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.

Phone: 1-855-242-3310

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