mental health

Physician Peer Support
April 1, 2020

During this challenging time, physicians are working hard to care for patients, their families and communities.

The burden of this responsibility is taking its toll, with increased stress, anxiety, and risk of burnout.

Talking to other physicians can help.


March 25, 2020

The health and wellbeing of physicians and health care providers are paramount during these extremely challenging times. With this in mind, the Physician Health Program (PHP) wants to ensure BC physicians are aware of their services, and that additional resources are in place to provide...

Physician Burnout
March 18, 2020

Many physicians are on the front lines of the COVID-19 public health emergency, working hard to support patients and their families during this difficult time. With high demands due to the crisis, physicians may also feel anxiety and increased stress. 

The Physician Health Program (PHP)...

Together for Health
February 21, 2020

February 26, 2020, marks the 13th anniversary of Pink Shirt Day. The anti-bullying awareness day began in 2007, when two Nova Scotia grade 12 students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, wore pink shirts in support of a younger student who was bullied for wearing the colour.

Since that...

How can you help someone with a mental illness?
January 27, 2020

Bell Let’s Talk Day has been facilitating valuable conversations around mental health in Canada for the last 10 years, creating an environment where the discussion of mental health is championed. Over the last decade, the campaign has raised millions of dollars to support mental health...