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Resources: Impaired Healthcare Professionals

Is 911 needed? If so, call 911. Err on the side of caution. Encourage the caller to involve a spouse, partner, or friend immediately. Remind them that asking for help is NOT a sign of weakness. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is now 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Anyone with depression or suicidality can call #988 for help. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Physician Support Line is free, confidential peer support from volunteer psychiatrists trained in mental wellness who have similar shared experiences of our profession. Available 8:00 a.m. through 1:00 a.m. Call 1.888.409.0141. https://www.physiciansupportline.com/physicians-who-need-help Local Medical Resources

Curi’s risk mitigation resources and guidance are offered for educational and informational purposes only. This information is not medical or legal advice, does not replace independent professional judgment, does not constitute an endorsement of any kind, should not be deemed authoritative, and does not establish a standard of care in clinical settings or in courts of law. If you need legal advice, you should consult your independent/corporate counsel. We have found that using risk mitigation efforts can reduce malpractice risk; however, we do not make any guarantees that following these risk recommendations will prevent a complaint, claim, or suit from occurring, or mitigate the outcome(s) associated with any of them.