Being a doctor, life on a psychiatric ward, recovery and creativity
Ali Blatcher was a a junior doctor, and a year ago she was admitted to a psychiatric ward. She talks to Stuart Hill about her experiences how self-care and support have helped her, and how creativity has been therapeutic for her as well as being a tool for raising awareness. We also discuss the BBC's loneliness experiment, our new Make it Count campaign and speak to the Foundation's new Chief Executive Mark Rowland about his vision for the future of mental health. Links Make It Count campaign BBC News Article on The Loneliness Experiment Minister for Suicide Prevention appointed Ali's Mental...
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