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‘Poetry really was a lifeline’ A successful journalist with a thriving family, Rachel Kelly’s life was torn apart by depression. She tried everything to cope, from medicat... Positive People Wellbeing
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Ruby Wax: poster girl for mental health Ruby Wax rose to fame making people laugh, but off-stage she spent years battling depression. Now, with a newly acquired master’s degree, sh... Positive People Wellbeing
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