We Are Here to Help
The Massachusetts Dentist Health and Wellness Committee (DHWC) is a group of dentists who volunteer their time to provide confidential support and assistance to fellow dental professionals who feel they might have a problem with drugs, alcohol, or mental health issues.
Even if your problems seem insurmountable, we encourage you to call. We have been there. We are here to listen, provide support and suggestions, and to help you get your life back.
You can contact us via our confidential help-line at (800) 468-2004.
News and Current Events
Woman's Wellness Workshop
Spend a relaxing evening with other women dentists at the Women's Wellness Workshop on Sunday, October 27. The overall theme of the event is stress management with specific focus on chairside yoga and substance abuse. Learn More
Dentist Health and Wellness Committee provides ongoing,
confidential support for colleagues with alcohol and substance abuse problems, including:
We also provides a safe environment where dentists can talk to other dentists about the stress and demands of clinical practice. Issues often relate to:
If you wish to refer a colleague, or if you are in need of help, DHWC strongly encourages you to call us directly at (800) 468-2004. Phone inquiries are handled with tact and understanding. We are motivated, above all, with maintaining confidentiality.
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