A Short Survival Guide to COVID-19
Click here for a link to an article written by local family doctor, Dr. Maria Patriquin for the Journal of the College of Family Physicians ( cfp.ca).

Mindfulness for Physicians: Incorporating Self-Compassion
With Dr. Nicole Herschenhous, Friday, May 8, 4-5 p.m.
Zoom meeting link. Password if prompted: 050891

Daily Physician Wellness Check In - COVID-19 What's Normal?
Join Drs. Jaqueline Kinley and John Chiasson for daily online meetings to chat about coping strategies and mental health concerns. Meetings are daily M-F at 12 NOON. and are open to all physicians. Click here for the *updated* Zoom - Join Zoom Meeting Link

New Local Website offering Support and Resources for NS Physicians
Please visit a new website full of helpful resources and important contact information for NS physicians and their families, brought to you by volunteer members of the Dalhousie University Department of Psychiatry and Doctors Nova Scotia’s Professional Support Program.

DNS Professional Support Program
Feeling overwhelmed or need to talk to someone? 
As we try to wrap our heads around the weekend’s tragic events and the senseless loss of so many innocent lives, I want to remind you that help is available. Whether you were directly connected to it or not, the tragedy intensifies the stress of the pandemic and the pressure on our lives due to the measures we are all following.

Contact the Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) Professional Support Program at 902-468-8215 or 1-855-275-8215 (toll-free) mail or via email. LifeWorks by Morneau Shepell is also available to members and their families affected by the events in Portapique and surrounding communities. The crisis support line is open 24-7. Call 1-844-751-2133.