Anthony and Meera chat to Dr Stephanie Slater (Insta: @drstephanieslater), who gives an honest and engaging account of her own struggles with depression and anxiety during her GP training.
You can find RCGP wellbeing resources at: https://www.rcgp.org.uk/training-exams/practice/gp-wellbeing
. If your mental health is making everyday life more difficult than it ought to be, please take Stephanie's advice and speak to your GP.
In a crisis or an emergency, or if you do not know where else to turn, you can also:
- Call 0330 123 1245 to speak to the BMA 24/7 helpline;
- Text NHSPH to 85258 to contact the Practitioner Health Programme;
- Call 116 223 to speak to the Samaritans.