Stories

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

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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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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