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What is CBT? The basics of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, explained

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High-functioning anxiety: could you unknowingly be dealing with this mental health condition?

A quarter of women in the UK live with high-functioning anxiety, but what is it?

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Robin Williams’ children want to teach everyone how to support someone struggling with mental illnes

Almost five years after the actor’s death, his son has spoken about the “helplessness” he felt watching his father suffer.

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Fearne Cotton on what not to say to a friend with mental health problems

The star's advice is based on her personal experiences.

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Megan Murray
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How Daniel Radcliffe’s friends supported him through his alcohol dependence

“I met some really key people, some actors, some of them not, who just gave me great advice and really cared for me”

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Sophie Turner takes down Piers Morgan for his damaging tweets about mental health

Lady Sansa has spoken

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"From Bird Box to Bandersnatch, it’s time to stop using mental illness as a lazy TV trope"

Isn’t it time we tried a little harder?

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Emily Reynolds
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Can online therapy ever replace face-to-face counselling?

Digital therapy is on the rise as an affordable and convenient way to access counselling, but does it work? One woman shares her experience.

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Glenn Close says she regrets her ‘bunny boiler’ role in Fatal Attraction

The actor says she’d play the character of Alex very differently today.

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Moya Crockett
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Adele speaks out about the importance of discussing maternal mental health

After the singer’s best friend was diagnosed with postpartum psychosis, she shared her story on social media.

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Moya Crockett
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Mariah Carey speaks for the first time about having bipolar disorder

"I refuse to allow it to define me or control me"

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Megan Murray
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“How it feels to inherit a mental illness”

“It is possible to overcome the worst experiences of your life, whilst still hoping for the best.”

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Amy Molloy
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"I felt like a freak": Fearne Cotton opens up about mental health struggles

The TV star has spoken frankly about her struggles with anxiety and depression

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This London cinema's banning films to support mental health

Screen on the Green, we salute you

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Megan Murray
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What is panic disorder – and do you suffer from it?

Nadiya Hussain described it as a 'monster'

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Megan Murray
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We need to talk about the dangerous side-effect to perfectionism

Research shows that over half of suicide victims felt ‘pressure to be perfect’

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Megan Murray
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These 3 words could be key to managing your anxiety

Could it be as easy as one, two, three?

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Megan Murray
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Troian Bellisario opens up about mental illness in personal essay

The actress admits she felt she "wasn't enough"

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Megan Murray
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Kate Middleton’s honest response to being called “perfect”

The Duchess of Cambridge isn’t here for the myth of perfection

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Kayleigh Dray
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Woman shares how hard it is to brush your hair if you have depression

Her Facebook post about self-neglect and empathy has gone viral

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Downton’s Jessica Brown Findlay on overcoming her eating disorder

The actor hopes that she can help other sufferers by speaking out.

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Moya Crockett
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