October 10th was World Mental Health Day.

The following podcasts feature doctors talking about their own experiences with mental ill health. They speak out to inspire us all to #SeeBeyondTheStigma.

In this Lifeline “Holding on to Hope” podcast, Dr Kieran Allen, himself a psychiatry registrar, speaks openly about his own struggles with mental illness and how he uses his experience to help others: https://www.lifeline.org.au/podcast

Cardiologist and founder of #CrazySocks4Docs Day, Dr Geoff Toogood speaks on the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons “Post Op” podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/…/combating-the-ri…/id1125227899…

Doctors and medical students in QLD can seek confidential 24/7 support from the Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme on 07 3833 4352. For support in other states and territories go to: https://www.drs4drs.com.au/

For suicide crisis support call Lifeline on 13 11 14 any time.

If life is in danger call 000.

#WorldMentalHealthDay #MentalHealthPromise #MakeMentalHealthMoreVisible

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