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

April – Stress Awareness Month

April marks the start of Stress Awareness Month!

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The Comics Standing up for Mental Health

Two comedians explain how their jobs affect their emotional well being – and how they hope to help their audiences.

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Gareth Malone brings together self-isolating singers with ‘at home’ choir project

Malone’s uplifting initiative aims to bring the nation together through the power of music as coronavirus measures continue across the country.

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Coronavirus

If you are feeling anxious or worried about the virus here are some sources of advice from: Mind (Coronavirus and your wellbeing) Anxiety UK (Health and Other Forms of Anxiety and Coronavirus)

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Daniel Radcliffe talks about coping with fame

The actor was 11 when he won the title role in the Potter film series and recently talked about his family helping him keep a sense of “perspective”. Yet he said he could understand why other child actors have had substance issues in the years following their youthful stardom.

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Leicester Comedy Festival – mental health and well-being toolkit.

For 2020, Leicester Comedy Festival is having a specific focus on mental health and well-being including ways in which those performing and attending the festival can look after each other across the 19 days. They have produced this toolkit.

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