Stories

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

Happy Place Virtual Festival

Broadcaster Fearne Cotton has always been open about her depression and wanting to help others. In March this year she launched Happy Place Meditations for Alexa – free, daily guided meditations you can access using only your voice and until July 12th there is the Happy Place festival focused on promoting mental and physical wellbeing!

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Gardening For Your Mental Health.

Zoella is the creation of vlogger and Youtube sensation, Zoe Sugg. Here is an article about the benefit of gardening to mental well-being from the Team Zoella blog.

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What’s Blocking You?

Just before lockdown, Equity and ArtMinds worked with the Young Vic on this YV:IDemystify session on Resilience. The video is now available online

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What’s the Matter With Tony Slattery?

This BBC 2 documentary airs on May 21st and follows comedian and actor, Tony Slattery as he meets mental health professsionals to discuss his own situation.

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Kindness

It is Mental Health Awareness week, May 18th – 24th 2020, and the theme is Kindness. It seems appropriate to share this from People United – Changing the World through Arts and Kindness

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Nadiya Hussain : anxiety during lockdown

The baker and author spoke to the BBC about her anxiety and how it is important to ‘be kind to ourselves’.

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