Stories

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

What Actors Can Teach Us About Memory and Learning

This article by Annie Murphy Paul discovers the effective memorisation draws on physical and emotional engagement as much as they do pure brain power

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What it’s like to have a mental illness on the comedy circuit?

Huffington Post staff writer, Ryan Barrell takes a look at this question

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Helping someone with depression

Annabel Giles wrote this in 2014, offering a few personal tips on how to help someone suffering from depression. A former TV and radio presenter and writer, she is now a fully qualified counsellor/psychotherapist

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Emma Stone and anxiety

Award winning American actress, Emma Stone, recently spoke publicly about her anxiety and coping with it.

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Robert Webb wants us to stop telling boys to “man up”

Actor, comedian and writer Robert Webb talks about the damage done to boys by their being encouraged to repress feelings.

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Illumination by Harriet Williamson

‘Illumination’ is a new series exploring the relationship between mental illness and creativity. Harriet Williamson is interviewing people engaged in art, music, theatre and many more creative avenues and inviting them to open up about their mental wellbeing and the way their struggles with mental health may inform their work.

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