GP widows speak out on suicide at emotion-charged meeting

'It is about making life better for all of us, so this pattern doesn’t keep repeating'
Dr Rebecca Black. Photo: Sandra Henri
Dr Rebecca Black. Photo: Sandra Henri

"We find ourselves shackled and silenced by guilt, by shame and by an intense fear of being judged. But there comes a point when you need to transform the wounds into wisdom and the pain into purpose.”

Dr Carmel Sullivan is a GP on the Central Coast in NSW. Tonight she is speaking to a room filled with her colleagues, some 130 doctors.