Journalist Natasha Exelby speaks courageously about her battle for mental health after revealing she has suffered from major depression since she was 15
Journalist Natasha Exelby courageously discussed her mental health this week, revealing that she has suffered from major depression since she was a teenager.
And on Friday, the TV star gave fans an update on how she’s doing during an appearance on Studio 10.
Natasha, 33, said that despite some insomnia recently, she was doing very well.
Journalist Natasha Exelby bravely opened up about her battle for mental health at Studio 10 on Friday
“I’ve been dragging around a lot of sleeplessness lately, I hope this is just an adventure,” Natasha said.
“I’m fine by the way, a lot of people have been asking, ‘Are you okay? “Yes I’m great, how could I not be, I’m sitting next to two of the most glorious people on the planet,” she added of Studio 10 hosts Sarah Harris and Tristan MacManus.
Natasha said she wanted people to know that they are “not alone” with their mental health issues.
She explained that in recent years she has struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder after covering war zones in the Middle East.
Natasha, 33, said that despite some insomnia recently, she is doing very well
Natasha Said She Wanted People To Know They Are “Not Alone” With Their Mental Health Problems
“I want people to know that they are not alone… get help, the sun is coming,” Natasha said.
On Thursday, Natasha shared a series of photos of herself over the years, including her stint on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! and talked about his battle.
In her post, she said she was on medication and undergoing treatment for major depression, which she had suffered since she was 15.
Emotional: On Thursday, Natasha shared a series of photos of herself over the years, including her stint on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! and talked about his battle for mental health
She even compared her plight to “drowning” in her mobile station.
“At a time when depression, anxiety and self-harm are at an all time high, I thought it might be helpful to show that if you feel like you’re drowning, you are NOT ALONE” , she wrote on Instagram.
“I was diagnosed with major depression when I was 15 and have been taking medication ever since, along with psychiatric therapy and regular exercise,” she explained.
“You will never be fully healed, but I promise you there is light at the end of the tunnel … even though it is a long tunnel !!” Hope if you are reading this and feel helpless or know someone who is it will encourage you to get the help you deserve.
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Struggles: In her post, she said she was on medication and undergoing treatment for major depression, which she had suffered since she was 15.