Washington Health Professional Services


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Washington Health Professional Services (WHPS) is a confidential program for chemically-impaired health professionals. WHPS ensures early entry into recovery for the impaired practitioner while providing maximal protection of the public safety by:

  • Identifying, assessing and monitoring healthcare professionals
  • Attracting the professional on a self-referral basis

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A Confidential Program for Chemically Impaired Professionals

One out of every 10 healthcare professionals experiences a problem with drugs or alcohol over the course of his/her career. All too frequently, chemical dependency jeopardizes the practices and licenses, and ultimately the public.

Fortunately, chemical dependency is treatable. Appropriate and effective treatment can save a professional's career, license and even his/her life.