Barriers That Prevent Clinicians From Getting Mental Health Care

Clinicians should not fear getting the help they need—here's why.

Susan J. Noonan, MD, MPH, shares her thoughts on stigma and other reasons clinicians may not be accessing the mental health treatment they need.

Dr Noonan is a physician consultant and Certified Peer Specialist in the Department of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the author of four books and a blog on managing depression, most recently Helping Others With Depression: Words to Say, Things to Do (December 2020). Dr Noonan has a new mental health and wellness virtual coaching practice, opening in July 2021, known as Noonan Wellness Coaching, and can be confidentially reached through her website at https://susannoonanmd.com.