Dr Alex George is a medical NHS doctor. He is well known for featuring on Love Island in 2018. Following the show, Alex has become a leading voice in mental health, and uses his platform to make health and medicine more accessible to millennials and beyond.

Dr Alex is the UK Governments first Youth Mental Health Ambassador. Dr Alex has launched a campaign requesting the UK Government prioritise mental health amongst children and adolescents. He has also written a book ‘Live Well Every day’ with the intention of helping people achieve their best health and lifelong wellbeing.

Among many other topics we discuss:
- The psychological impact of fame and social media
- Common sense strategies for managing mental health problems
- The importance of discovering your values
- Mental health problems among minority populations
- Learning from Failure

Interviewed by Dr. Alex Curmi with Dr. Rebecca Wilkinson and Dr. Anya Borissova

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Meet the hosts:

  • Anya (2)
    Dr Anya Borissova

    Anya is an academic clinical fellow training in psychiatry at SlaM. Anya is passionate about making it easier for everyone to access the latest in psychiatric research.

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    Dr Alexander Curmi

    Aside from general adult psychiatry, Alex has special interests in psychotherapy, mindfulness meditation and medical education.

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  • Rebecca Wilkinson (1)
    Dr Rebecca Wilkinson

    Rebecca is a core trainee psychiatrist in the South London and Maudsley NHS trust.

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