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Stories and news about mental health from around the world of entertainment 

Mariah Carey opens up about her battle with bipolar disorder

Having been originally diagnosed in 2001, the singer has recently spoken for the first time about living with bipolar disorder and seeking treatment.

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Meet TALK weekly

TALK has been started in London by actors Christian Edwards and Harry Long to create a community for anyone working in theatre and the wider entertainment industry who may be facing mental health issues to provide a space for them to speak to each other. First meeting: 6pm, March 13th, the Ministry of Fun studios

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University Mental Health Day

Today, March 1st, there is a focus on the mental health of people who live, work and study in Higher Education. ArtsMinds materials have been sent to university performing arts courses. Find out more about UMHD here

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Will it be alright on the night?

Performance anxiety can strike any performer at any point in their career. Here Stephanie Cole talks about stage fright and how it should be accepted as part of the job.

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Chris Packham and Asperger Syndrome

In October 2017 TV Presenter Chris Packham was the focus of a very personal and frank documentary about living with Asperger Syndrome which was not diagnosed until he was in his 40’s. The response was universally positive. Chris is also a patron of the National Autistic Society.

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Will Young: I’ve learned to live with my anxiety

Will Young talks to the Evening Standard about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and living with anxiety.

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