Faculty members who are interested in information or help with substance abuse, addiction, excessive stress, depression, anxiety, divorce or other issues of psychological or physical impairment in themselves or others can find links to resources for assistance with these issues.
UCSF Physician Well-Being CommitteeThe UCSF Physician Well-Being Committee is dedicated to recognizing and offering assistance to staff and physicians who have problems with substance abuse or physical and mental illness which impair their ability to practice safely and effectively. Confidentiality will be assured if possible, depending upon the severity of the situation and the immediate risk to patient safety. If you are anxious about making the first call, you may contact the committee initially, just to learn more about how the committee can offer help.
To contact the Physician Well-Being Committee Chair,
call the Medical Staff Office: (415) 885-7268
Contact or Visit:
3333 California St., Suite 293 (Laurel Heights campus)
Weekdays, 8 am to 5 pm, call (415) 476-8279
(An answering machine records messages at other times)
1420 Howe Avenue, Suite 14
Sacramento, CA 95825
1003 A O'Reilly
San Francisco, CA 94129
1821 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Oficina Central Hispana
383 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Al-Anon and Al-A-Teen Information Service of San Francisco
Support groups for the families of alcoholics and the teenage children of alcoholics.
San Francisco - Al-Anon Information Service (415-626-5633)
1095 Market Street, Suite 317
San Francisco, CA 94103-1624
San Francisco (South) - Service de information hispano intergrupal (650-794-9654)
405 Grand Avenue, Suite 204
San Francisco, CA 94080 (Spanish)
Twelve-step program for recovery from addiction to narcotics and other drugs.
78 Gough Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Self-help groups for cocaine addicts.
401 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143