Interim Physicians Blog

Add these top 5 mental health blogs to your 2019 reading rotation

Posted by Nick Aldridge on Jul 18, 2019 9:55:52 AM

As a locum tenens doctor, you’re constantly traveling, adjusting to unfamiliar environments, and interacting with new people. That’s on top of the high-stress that already exists in your job. It can be hectic, that’s for sure.

We want to ensure locums physicians are always prepared with the best resources – it’s imperative that you have the support and knowledge you need to thrive in your profession! Plus, you can benefit by staying up to date on the world of mental health. That's why we compiled our five favorite mental health blogs. We highly recommend you add these to your regular reading rotation:

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Topics: Mental Health, Physician Resources

Facing the Dilemma of Too Few Psychiatrists

Posted by Interim Physicians on Jul 6, 2017 10:02:47 AM

It's been called the "silent shortage."  There are simply far too few psychiatrists and way too many Americans suffering from mental health issues.  Drug and alcohol addiction, domestic violence, and suicidal adolescents are only the tip of the iceberg.  Lack of timely and appropriate access to psychiatrists leaves others to struggle with life-draining episodes of depression and anxiety.

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Topics: Dr. Ken's Corner, Mental Health