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Shaking the black dog - the importance of learning how to manage mental health in general practice

Dr Jan Orman from Black Dog Institute discusses the importance of mental health upskilling, putting the onus back on the practitioner, and provides some fantastic insights into the range of resources available to help learn more about mental health.