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BBC This Is Going To Hurt

“This Is Going To Hurt has broken my heart”: viewers react to the BBC series finale

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    TV

    This Is Going To Hurt’s latest episode is heartbreaking but holds an incredibly vital message

  • Caroline Flack, Britney Spears, and Meghan Markle
    Celebrity

    How many more have to suffer in the spotlight before we learn our lesson?

  • Caroline Flack poses for pictures at the opening of the Zeo Dry Bar in Old Street on April 27, 2017 in London, England.Heathy soft drink brand Zeo is hosting a dry bar in Old Street for six weeks where visitors can enjoy a free range of activities including colouring in sessions, VOGA, yoga classes with Good Yoga Life and Fat Buddha Yoga, HIIT & nutrition workshops with P4 Body, Hair & Make-up styling with Bang Tidy, a Sober Curious workshop with Ruby Warrington and athleisure wear pop-ups with Style Sportif and Ilu Fitwear (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Zeo)
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    The urgent lesson we must learn from the Caroline Flack documentary

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Gabrielle Union
Celebrity

We need to pay attention to Gabrielle Union’s perimenopause experience

The actor has revealed how her hormonal imbalance led to depression and suicidal ideation.

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Lauren Geall
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Strength

How I dealt with losing my father to suicide

I found solace in the most unlikely of places.

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Rachel Tompkins
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Normal People: Connell male depression
People

Why Normal People’s depiction of depression is so ground-breaking

The critically-acclaimed series has helped to break down the damaging societal archetype of the strong and silent man.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Laura Whitmore talks about grief over Caroline Flack
People

Laura Whitmore’s raw confession about grief teaches us a valuable lesson

“Part of me just wants to lock myself away and not talk to anyone.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Jameela Jamil brings Piers Morgan’s bullying campaign to an end

The GMB host used the late Caroline Flack's private messages as ammunition against her. Her response was perfect.

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Long Reads

Russell Brand is right – we need to talk more openly about suicide

“The line then that separates people who kill themselves and people that don’t is vague and uncertain, it is a line within each of us, not between us.”

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Mary-Jane Wiltsher
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Life

Don’t ever judge someone for grieving in their own way

Laura Whitmore has been criticised for attending the Brits so shortly after Caroline Flack’s death. This grief shaming needs to stop.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Caroline Flack attends The BRIT Awards 2019 held at The O2 Arena on February 20, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
People

The conversation we need to have about Caroline Flack

Love Island’s Iain Stirling has called for people to “be kinder” in a spine-tingling tribute to his co-star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Stacey Dooley's On The Psych Ward
Life

Stacey Dooley’s On The Psych Ward reveals reality of being sectioned

“Things have to get a lot worse before they decide to help you. And, by the time things are worse, you don’t actually want the help.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Jeremy Clarkson should “get a grip”; his attitude to mental health is incredibly damaging
People

Jeremy Clarkson’s cavalier attitude to mental health is damaging AF

Here’s why you should never tell someone to “get a grip”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Elizabeth Wurtzel prozac nation
Books

Late Prozac Nation author Elizabeth Wurtzel’s legacy

In 1994, no one talked about depression... until this woman did.

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Anna Fielding
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Megan Murray
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What is gaslighting and could it be happening in your relationship?

From a belittling partner to a boss who shuts you down, gaslighting can happen anywhere.

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Long Reads

“How a therapist helped me through my mother’s suicide”

“When I turned 30, a decade of stoppering my grief caught up with me.”

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Mary-Jane Wiltsher
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Penny Jarrett
People

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.

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Penny Jarrett
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Matt Haig World Suicide Prevention Day
Life

This Twitter thread by Matt Haig is a powerful reminder of why we need World Suicide Prevention Day

An incredibly important read.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

“What volunteering for a suicide helpline taught me about loneliness”

“The majority of callers were lonely, and simply craved hearing another human voice that wasn’t from their TV.”

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Natalie Cornish
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People

Jesy Nelson opens up about the impact Little Mix’s “strong women” narrative had on her mental health

“I felt I had to be this person who was like… ‘I don’t care what people are saying about me, I’m this strong woman.’”

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

The Maytree: “What happened when I checked myself into the UK’s only suicide sanctuary”

The Maytree is a respite centre that offers help and support for those in suicidal crisis. One woman checks in for five days.

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Rachel Barber
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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.

I Love You, Now Die
People

“I Love You, Now Die shows the reality of the mental health crisis, and how we have to change”

The docuseries about Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy has been released on HBO.

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Alicia Lutes
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