June 4, 2013

GP training pilotPrimary care practices are the point at which most people with mental health problems access services and support. 

Opening up about your own mental health problem to a doctor can be hard especially if you're worried that you might not be taken seriously.

This is why we launched an innovative training programme aimed at making GP practice staff more mental health aware. You can read more about the programme in the Guardian.

It's also why we asked our followers on Twitter what advice they'd give to people visiting their doctor to talk about their mental health.

Here's what they said:

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