Mental Health Awareness

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Meghan Markle and mental health
Opinion

Stop telling Meghan Markle to “think positively” – it’s more damaging than you realise

The Duchess has been criticised for talking about her mental health because she is in a privileged position.

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Lauren Geall
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The different types of OCD, explained
Life

All the different types of OCD, explained

Because there is so much more to the condition than cleanliness.

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Lauren Geall
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mental health at work
Long Reads

Everything you need to address your mental health at work

From powerful essays by women who have done it, to tangible tips of soothing stress and anxiety at your desk.

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Megan Murray
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Fashion

Topshop unveils CALM partnership for mental health awareness

A collection of hoodies, T-shirts and sweaters is released on World Mental Health Day

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Grace Cook
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Penny Jarrett
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What it’s like to be diagnosed with ADHD as a 30-year-old woman

ADHD is usually associated with hyperactive schoolboys. Here, blogger Penny Jarrett reveals what it’s like to be diagnosed as an adult woman.

Woman with depression
Life

This is the one symptom of depression outsiders really struggle to understand

“It makes zero sense.”

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Anna Brech
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People

Ayishat Akanbi: “We need a broader understanding of mental health issues”

“For all our efforts to remove the shame from mental health, some of the symptoms are still stigmatised.”

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Ayishat Akanbi
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People

Camila Cabello just shared the simple self-help technique she uses to overcome her anxiety

"I am totally aware that I can use this platform to help people even in small ways."

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Christobel Hastings
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People

Jameela Jamil just made an important point about exercising for your mental health

"Trying is winning".

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Christobel Hastings
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Matt Haig
People

Matt Haig has this message for people suggesting he “beat” mental health problems to be successful

“You can have issues and do stuff.”

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Poldark screenwriter on how her experience with postnatal depression helped inspire the show

“After the birth of my first child, it didn’t occur to me to talk about the permanent ‘fog’ I felt I was wading through.”

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Christobel Hastings
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Christobel Hastings
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Camila Cabello’s honest words about overcoming anxiety are so incredibly relatable

"You choose who you're going to be."

Lizzo on the GLAAD awards red carpet in green dress
People

Lizzo just spoke about her depression on Instagram - here's why that's important

“Sad af today. But this too shall pass," the singer wrote.

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Lauren Geall
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Demi Lovato on the importance of her friends.
People

Demi Lovato just reminded us how important it is to talk to friends about our mental health

Those friendships are to be treasured.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Ashley Tisdale performing on The Late Late Show with James Corden
People

Ashley Tisdale has opened up about her experiences with anxiety and depression

“No more self-doubt, no more fear, no more shame of what I struggle with. I feel proud, I feel purpose and I feel empowered.”

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Lauren Geall
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Nadiya Hussain's new show Nadiya: Anxiety and Me will explore mental health and treatment.
People

Nadiya Hussain opens up about her panic disorder in new BBC show

We'll see her going to therapy for the first time.

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

Jameela Jamil responds to special “honour” from Meghan and Harry

It’s all part of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Mental Health Awareness Week plans.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

How a surprising celebrity is helping Ariana Grande with her mental health journey

The singer has received advice and assistance from Jim Carrey, who has been open about his own struggles with depression.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Simon Gunning
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Male suicide: could this four-step action plan help to save lives?

“The simple truth of the matter is that if you are a man under 45 in the UK, the thing most likely to kill you is you.”

TV presenter and mental health activist Fearne Cotton
People

Fearne Cotton on the tool she turns to for relationship honesty

Reject perfection, and cut through the noise

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Anna Brech
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