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Substance use disorder: A personal perspective
Episode 332nd May 2021 • Australian Anaesthesia • Australian Society of Anaesthetists
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I chat with Colin Baird about his first hand account of being an anaesthetist with substance use disorder. He authored an excellent review article and shares further details in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care:

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0310057X20969704

Further  resources:

Australian & New Zealand Doctors in Recovery:  https://www.idaa.org/sites/adr/

Sick Doctors Trust:  http://sick-doctors-trust.co.uk/

British Doctors and Dentists Group:  http://www.bddg.org/

Association of Anaesthetists Wellbeing & Support:  https://anaesthetists.org/Home/Wellbeing-support

International Doctors in Recovery:  https://www.idaa.org/

ASA members can confidentially access the Benevolent Fund via support@asa.org.au

For another first hand account of an anaesthetist with substance use disorder:  https://www.drugstories.org/stories/dr-faye-jamali

 

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