REDUCE RISK OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER IN ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS

Any physician can suffer from substance use disorder. Anesthetists may have an increased risk because of access to the highest risk medications.

The effects of substance use on a physician’s career and their families can be devastating. Prevention, early detection, access to treatment and follow up, and safe medication management may all contribute to better outcomes.

Learn more about the early signs of substance use disorder, and how and where to get help if you self-identify or identify a colleague who may be struggling.

What you can do to help