Chi Huynh shares the struggles he's had with mental health and anxiety over the course of his career as a university lecturer, and how he's dealing with them.
Helena Young has been a pharmacist for 15 years and works in the Education and Training sector at the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). In this podcast, she shares with us her experience of anxiety, and tips for others going through something similar.
In the first year that I was qualified, I was working in community pharmacy, and I had this episode of really high anxiety, to the point it was affecting me every day.
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So, I was having this spiralling anxiety and I went to see my GP.
It's okay to ask for help and support to get you back on track.
Building your own coping mechanisms and investment in self-care is also something that’s really key to managing your own mental health.
Mental health support for pharmacists
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