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Frankie Bridge on depression, being a child star and her breakdown

Frankie Bridge on depression, being a child star and her breakdown

Update: 2020-02-262
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Frankie Bridge is best known for being a singer, formerly a member of the girl group, The Saturdays and previously S Club Juniors. 
 
She freely speaks about her struggles with mental health from breakdown to hospitalisation to self-acceptance in her new book, 'Open: Why Asking for Help Can Save your Life'.
 
Right now, she is trekking a desert in Namibia with Krishnan himself to raise awareness for mental health.
 
But before they set off, Krishnan spoke to her about her ongoing journey with depression and anxiety, how being a child star affected her and her advice to people in similar situations.
 

Warning: Contains references to suicide and depression.

If you or someone you know are feeling emotionally distressed, you can find help and support here - https://www.channel4.com/4viewers/help/mental-health

 

Producer: Rachel Evans

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Frankie Bridge on depression, being a child star and her breakdown

Frankie Bridge on depression, being a child star and her breakdown

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