Drinking a bottle of wine a night to de-stress?

GPs who rely on increasingly large quantities of wine to wind down after a stressful day are expected to be one of the major clients of a new national doctors' health program being rolled out next year.

Opioids may dominate the headlines for substance misuse in the medical profession, but alcohol abuse accounts for the majority of problems, says Dr Kym Jenkins, medical director of the Victorian Doctors' Health Program.

Speaking ahead of a national expansion of a doctors' health program based on the Victorian model, Dr Jenkins said that she hoped doctors with substance abuse issues would seek