Stories

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

Feeling lonely on Christmas Day? #Joinin is back

In 2014 Comedian Sarah Millican began to spend Christmas Day bringing together on Twitter people who do not want to be on their own, and she’s doing it again this year. Use the hashtag #Joinin to connect all of us who could do with some company. Find out more and #joinin on Christmas day

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Sheridan Smith : “I just fell apart”.

The actor tells all about her breakdown and her hard-won recovery.

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“We’re not talking about this”

Catherine Love, writing about Theatre for the Guardian, looks at the industry’s mental health stigma

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Keira Knightley reveals she had a mental breakdown and PTSD

Actress Keira Knightley has spoken about the mental breakdown she had aged 22 and being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as she struggled with her sudden rise to fame

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Spice Girl singer Mel B entering rehab for post-traumatic stress disorder

The singer says the past six months have been “incredibly difficult” and claims she’s been drinking “to numb my pain”.

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Writer and actor Michaela Coel speaks out on sexual assault

Michaela Coel, the writer and actor behind comedy series Chewing Gum, has revealed she was sexually assaulted while working on the show.

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