CPSL Special Session - Everyday Resiliency
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe is a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, and personal wellness in the workplace.
Described as transformational, engaging, and thought-provoking, Hanley-Dafoe provides practical strategies, grounded in global research and case studies, that help foster resiliency within ourselves and others.
With over 13 years of teaching and research experience at Trent University, her work connects research-informed practices with everyday applications that are realistic, universal, and sustainable.
Individuals must join via the link to have both audio and video. Understand that this is a sharing video so please be dressed and ready to go.
May 13, 2020 / 4:00 pm
To register for the Zoom meeting, please contact Deirdre at deirdre@physicianleaders.ca.

Balint Support Group
Drs. Nicole Herschenhous and Ali Manning are starting a six-week virtual Balint group for physicians. Balint groups help reduce burnout and improve communication skills and empathy. Physicians will use case-based discussion for support around emotions and ethical dilemmas. More info here. Email Dr. Ali Manning to register!

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

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.