Breaking the silence: A surgeon's struggle with mental health

In medicine, where the expectation is to be the healers, the saviours, the ones who hold lives in their hands, a culture of silence surrounds physicians’ personal pain and mental health.

Surgeons often bear the weight of this silence due to their reputation for stoicism, determination and relentless drive.

However, beneath the facade of strength, many surgeons grapple with their mental health, and this can have dire consequences – one of which is the growing suicide crisis within the medical profession.

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