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By Helping Them, You Help Yourself: Why Doctors Should Prescribe Volunteering

By Helping Them, You Help Yourself: Why Doctors Should Prescribe Volunteering

Whilst volunteering I met some amazing young people, just like me, from all around the world. Volunteering abroad often means you’re living and working in a group 24/7 together. Getting to know everyone, I was surprised how many had struggled with panic attacks, social anxiety, OCD and depression back home. It wasn’t something that came up straight away, but a few...