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CrazySocks4Docs day kicks off


Morgan Liotta


1/06/2018 11:32:05 AM

GPs and other healthcare professionals across Australia have taken to social media to post images of their unusual footwear for CrazySocks4Docs day.

RACGP members and others have shown off their crazy socks in support of CrazySocks4Docs day.
RACGP members and others have shown off their crazy socks in support of CrazySocks4Docs day.

The CrazySocks4Docs campaign aims to raise awareness of mental health issues among medical professional
 
Now in its second year, the campaign was started by Victorian cardiologist Dr Geoff Toogood following his own battles with depression.
 
On 1 June, medical professionals are encouraged to wear odd socks to highlight their support and post images to social media with the hashtag #CrazySocks4Docs.
 
RACGP members and others have been posting images of their crazy socks.

Crazy-Socks-for-docs-Karen-Edwin.jpgL–R: Dr Karen Price; Dr Edwin Kruys.

Crazy-Socks-for-docs-Tim-Bruce.jpgL–R: Dr Tim Senior; Dr Bruce Willett.

Crazy-Socks-for-docs-Wendy-Johanna.jpgL–R: Dr Wendy Burton; Johanna Griggs (beyondblue board member and TV personality).

GP resource
The RACGP’s Self-care and mental health resources for general practitioners provides GPs and other healthcare professionals with tools and lists of services to assist with self-care and mental health wellbeing.



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