NHS Choices Moodzone
The NHS Moodzone features real life stories, information and tips about your mental health, and tips on how to cope with stress, anxiety and depression.
Medical doctors, no matter their specialty, have tough jobs. When you are faced with life or death situations on a daily basis that demands scrupulous attention to detail, across unsocial shift patterns; the option of ‘normal’ life seems unimaginable.
Sadly, this can have a negative impact on your mental health. In the last decade, there has been a rise in mental health issues for those working in healthcare. A recent study by the British Medical Association identified that almost 80% of all doctors are at high risk of burnout.
You Okay, Doc? (YOD) aims to help doctors to feel able to seek support, speak freely about their mental health and be equipped to deal with the inevitable pressures faced.
The YOD site includes:
All of the content is free.
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