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Julia Bradbury on Emotionally Challenging Work

Interview series in which broadcasters follow their passions. Julia Bradbury explores the challenges of coping with an intense and emotionally demanding job with Dr Rory Conn.

Julia Bradbury talks to Dr Rory Conn, a Specialist Registrar in Psychiatry. Rory works in a Mental Health In-Patient Unit for adolescents, and he discusses the challenges of regularly dealing with intense mental and emotional situations as part of your working life, and how you switch off at the end of the day.

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Support Organisations

Harmless provides a range of services about self harm including support, information to people who self harm, their friends and families. supports young people impacted by self harm and provides information and a moderated discussion board where you can ask questions and get support.

The National Bullying helpline can provide free, confidential help and support if you are being bullied at work, at home, in the community or in education.
Phone: 0845 22 55 787 (9am- 5pm daily)

BullyingUK provides practical information and advice to young people and their parents.
Phone: 0808 800 2222

Safeline provides support and counselling for survivors of sexual abuse or rape.
0808 8005008 (General support)
0808 8005005 (Male support)
0808 8005007 (Young people support)


AddictionNI provides support and treatment to people affected by alcohol or drug addiction in Northern Ireland.
Phone on 0289 066 4434

Drinkline is a confidential helpline for those worried about their own or someone else's drinking. They can put you in touch with your local alcohol advice centre for help and support.
Phone: 0300 123 1110

FRANK provides a confidential service to anyone wanting information,  advice or support about any aspect of drugs.
Phone: 0300 123 6600
Minicom: 0300 123 1099
Online chat facility (2-6pm weekdays)

Know the Score provides confidential drugs information and advice across Scotland. 
Phone: 0800 587 5879 (8am-11pm daily)

The Wales Drug And Alcohol Helpline is a bilingual helpline providing information or help to individuals, their families, carers, and support workers
Phone: 0808 808 2234 (24/7)


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