Substance abuse, depression, and career burnout can impact anyone. Including
The Physicians' and Dentists' Confidential Line is here to help.
About the hotline: We are a confidential hotline for impaired
physicians and dentists. Our sole mission is to help impaired doctors and dentists
help themselves before their lives and livelihood are put into jeopardy.
How it works: Callers are quickly put in touch with hotline
staff, all of whom are physicians or dentists with expertise in the field of addiction.
We are supportive and nonjudgmental, and all calls are treated with the utmost confidentiality.
Who should call: If you are a physician or dentist looking for
help with substance abuse or a psychological or emotional problem, we are here to
help you. Also, if you are a colleague or family member of an impaired physician,
Asking for help is one of the most difficult and heroic things you can
Be a hero. Call us today.
In Southern California: (213) 383-2691 • In Northern California: (650) 756-7787
Physicians' and Dentists' Confidential Line is a project of the California
Medical Association, with additional support from the California Dental Association.
Membership in these organizations is encouraged, but is not required to use the