An A&E Doctor and love island star has recently been given the position of Mental Health Ambassador by Boris himself. This is of course an unpaid role but Alex excitedly excepted in order to help young people.
Downing Street have said that Dr Alex will help shape policies and advise support for young people. To 1.7 million instagram followers, Dr Alex wrote “Never has mental health been as important as now”.”From schools to universities, the NHS and the wider public, mental health matters.”
The prime minister said the focus of Alex’s role will be on children and young people’s mental health, saying they’ve “heroically adapted” in the pandemic.
“This has understandably had a huge impact on their mental health, so I want to shine a spotlight on this vital issue ahead of their return to school,” the PM said in a statement.
“I’m delighted that Dr Alex George will be working with us as we do everything in our power to improve people’s mental wellbeing.”
Dr Alex has been reaching out to follows during the pandemic to help with mental health in young people. He has been giving advice to vulnerable people and tried to help keep spirits high through the pandemic. Check out his Tiktoks to find out more or head over to his instagram : @dralexgeorge