Health & Fitness I'm A Celeb's Rebekah Vardy opens up about mental health struggles

13:26  30 november  2017
13:26  30 november  2017 Source:   Prima (UK)

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ON LAST NIGHT’ S episode of I ’ m A Celeb , Iain Lee and Rebekah Vardy opened up about the struggles they’ve faced with their mental health in the past. The conversation began when broadcaster Iain Lee began to discuss some of the callers he speaks to on radio

In the midst of the pressures that the jungle life brings, Rebekah Vardy , 35, opened up about her mental health struggles with her fellow campmates Iain Lee, 44, and Stanley Johnson, 77, on Tuesday night' s I ' m A Celebrity

I'm A Celeb's Rebekah Vardy opens up about mental health struggles © ITV/REX/Shutterstock / Rex I'm A Celeb's Rebekah Vardy opens up about mental health struggles I'm A Celebrity star Rebekah Vardy has opened up about a past suicide attempt and suffering from postnatal depression in a candid chat with her campmates.

Speaking on Tuesday night's show (28 November), the 35-year-old mother of four revealed her struggles with mental health during a discussion about suicide with fellow contestants Stanley Johnson and Iain Lee.

After Lee explained that he had experienced 'suicidal thoughts' in the past, Rebekah responded: 'You draw from experience don't you; I tried it when I was younger, when I was 14.'

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Heartache behind Rebekah Vardy ' s attempted suicide: New details of I ' m A Celeb star' s harrowing sexual abuse at the hands of family friend emerge as Up until him I didn't trust anyone.' In the midst of the pressures that the jungle life brings, Rebekah opened up about her mental health struggles

To which Iain replied: 'Wow, that's incredible; I'm sorry to hear that. It breaks my heart to think that as a 14-year-old you would consider doing something like that, but it is really common. Did you get help?'

Rebekah continued: 'No. Because when I was that age it was something that was pushed under the carpet and it had such a bad effect on me and I made such horrific decisions in life and I got to a point after I had my second child where it just hit me and it does because you can't run from it forever and that is what I was doing.'

She then opened up about her experiences with postnatal depression, and revealed the treatment she received:

'I had really bad postnatal depression with my second, it's like Pandora's box opens and when it opens you have to deal with it. It was a knock on effect after that,' she said.

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Rebekah Vardy made a heartbreaking confession on Tuesday night' s I ' m A Celebrity , opening up about her suicide attempt as a teenager. The 35-year-old star told her fellow celeb camp mates, and viewers at home, about her struggles with mental health

REBEKAH Vardy attempted to take her own life after suffering sexual abuse as a teenager, it has been claimed. The wife of football striker Jamie Vardy bravely opened up about her depression and how she tried to take her own life aged 14 while discussing mental health on I ' m A Celebrity .

'I had CBT therapy which changes your brain's thought process, I had counselling and I was on anti-depressants for a while and then all of a sudden things just started getting better because you learn to deal with things and you need to talk and talk helps you overcome so many things. It is so different now.'

If you have been affected by the issues covered in this article, speak to your GP or call the Samaritans on 116 123.

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! continues on ITV tonight at 9pm.

[h/t OK! Magazine]

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