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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Mental health resources


To contact the Psychiatrists' Support Service please telephone: 020 7245 0412  or e-mail:

DocHealth is a strictly confidential self-referral consultation service for all doctors with work or personal difficulties. Face-to-face consultations of up to six sessions are offered by a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy. DocHealth is an independent, not for profit organisation supported by charitable donations from the BMA and the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund. In order to sustain the service financial contributions will be requested from all its users on the basis of ability to pay.
Address: BMA, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP
Tel: 0207 383 6533


Doctors Support Network (DSN)
A self-help group for doctors who have experienced mental distress or mental health problems. The service is run by doctors. There are regular meetings throughout the country, regular newsletters and they are able to offer expert GMC advice for those going through the GMC process on health grounds and liaison with GMC, NCAS and PHP. All calls to the DSN phone line are answered by fellow medics and there is a lively email discussion group.
Telephone: 0870 321 0642
Website: DSN
E-mail contact: or (Wales and the South West)

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