#42 A support group for doctors with substance use issues
Alcohol and other drug use is no less prevalent in doctors and medical students than in the general population.
#29 Help available for doctors suffering from mental health issues
While doctors suffer from the same disorders as everyone else, they are less likely to seek help.
#21 Event wrap: Family planning and balancing medicine seminar
The topic was one not commonly discussed in the workplace - identifying the right time to have a family and how to balance this with a medical career.
#19 Championing doctors’ mental health around the world
Dr Geoff Toogood, founder of CrazySocks4Docs day on mental health awareness.
Wear odd socks to support doctors’ mental health
Today, staff at AMA Victoria will show their support for doctors experiencing mental illness by wearing crazy socks.
Make sure you have some crazy socks ready to wear on Friday 1 June to raise awareness of doctors’ mental health.
AMA Victoria says penalties must be enforced for violence against healthcare workers
AMA Victoria wishes to convey its profound disappointment in the sentence handed to two individuals who attacked paramedics in 2016.
Assistance for Doctors
AMA Victoria offers a wide range of services that assist doctors facing personal or professional challenges.
Sick leave needs to become a viable choice
As doctors, we tell patients to prioritise their health over the demands of their workplace. Yet so often we deny ourselves the same right.