Dr Alex George is a television doctor, best-selling author and Youth Mental Health Ambassador to the Government. He has become a well-known and respected figure amongst healthcare professionals in the UK and created a social media empire with over a million followers which he uses as a platform for positive change.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as his frontline duties, he took to social media to highlight the effects of lockdown and the resources available to young people struggling with mental health issues. He took on the role in the wake of his own personal tragedy after his brother died of suicide.
By the end of this session, young brokers should be able to:
- Understand why good mental health matters physically as well as mentally
- Appreciate the effect of resilience, courage and happiness on mental health
- Be aware of how to spot and combat burnout