Dr Maryanne Freer
Expert advice on GP consultations with young people experiencing mental health issues
One in three consultations with teenagers includes a mental health problem.
In this 20 minute video, practising psychiatrist and GP trainer, Dr Maryanne Freer, helps GPs:
decide, in the first consultation, whether or not a young person has a mental health problem
provide some immediate help to young people and their families whist they are waiting to be seen by a specialist
offer some simple and immediate options, including practical self help based on CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy)
This video is supported by an online toolkit, available here