Dr Alex George
Dr. Alex George is a TV doctor, best-selling author, and Youth Mental Health Ambassador to the government. His first book, Live Well Every Day was published May 2021 and is a Sunday Time’s Number 1 Bestseller.
About Dr Alex George
Dr Alex George is on a mission to improve mental health support for young people, by making mental health education compulsory in schools. He has become prolific throughout the UK in his campaigning for charities such as young minds. In February 2021, Alex was appointed by the former Prime Minister as Youth Mental Health Ambassador to the government.
Alex has become a well known and respected figure amongst healthcare professionals in the UK, from his years as an A&E doctor, bringing the nation accessible and reassuring advice directly from the frontline throughout the pandemic.
Alex has a hugely successful podcast, Stompcast, which promotes the importance of walking in nature for mental and physical well being.
In November 2021, presented his first full length documentary for BBC One and Children Need, Dr Alex: Our Young Mental Health Crisis. He also hosts his own radio show on Classic FM, Inner Harmony, which explores the relationship between classical music and wellbeing. Alex is a resident presenter on ITV’s Lorraine, has presented for Watchdog and also appeared on Celebrity Masterchef.
Alex has 2M followers on Instagram alone, and a rapidly growing audience on YouTube & TikTok. Across his platforms, Alex has become a leading voice in mental and physical health and wellbeing, and uses his platform to make health and medicine more accessible to millennials and beyond.
Alex’s first children’s book, A Better Day: Your Positive Youth Mental Health Handbook was published in September 2022. A positive, accessible and practical toolkit guiding young readers in how they can care for their mental health with confidence
- Mental Health