Category Opinion

Raising Awareness During Children’s Mental Health Week 2023: ‘Hidden Heroes’ of Primary Care

It is Children’s Mental Health Week and undoubtedly, we have seen a rise in the number of young people affected by anxiety, low mood and self-esteem issues since the pandemic. With many families requiring greater support from primary care as well as secondary care services. And so, the question arises, who can parents and children connect with when help is needed? As a general practitioner, I have greatly valued the contributions of three ‘hidden heroes’ and want to take this…

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