Doctors to take part in mental health survey

The national mental health initiative involves a pilot questionnaire being mailed to 1000 doctors and 1000 medical students this week asking them to respond anonymously, with the plan to then send mental health questionnaires to 40,000 doctors and 8000 medical students in February next year.

Beyondblue plans to use the results from mid-2013 to increase community awareness of doctor mental health and improve how it is treated.

In a statement this morning, the organisation said its