Stories

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

Touretteshero: Me, My Mouth and I

A 60-minute film exploring neuro-diversity in the arts through the work of Samuel Beckett from disabled performer Jess Thom’s personal perspective.

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” The rejection hit me hard”

Comedian and author Mark Watson remembers a major career setback, the value of talking, and how running keeps him balanced.

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Surge in social issue shows at Edinburgh Fringe

Almost a quarter of theatre productions at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe deal with social issues, including Mental Health, women in society, and abuse.

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Willow Smith reveals she self-harmed as a child

The singer reveals how she “lost her sanity” after finding fame at a young age.

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ArtsMinds at the Edinburgh Fringe

ArtsMinds will be running the Sanctuary Space at Fringe Central on more days than ever before. Come along on August 8th, 12th, 16th, 19th and 24th for a calm and peaceful environment away from the hectic world of the Fringe outside. Free head, neck and shoulder massages are available too, on a first-come, first-served basis.

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“You staying on with the RSC then?”

In this blog post, actor Graeme Brookes writes about coming to the end of a production, and the anxiety this can bring

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