Curio Blog / Jul 7, 2022

Gillian Anderson - in conversation about her personal mental health battles

In this week's episode of “What Do I Know?!” Gillian is joined writer, activist and journalist Scarlett Curtis

In the episode, the pair discuss anxiety, mental health and the importance of knowing you're not alone. In this deeply personal and moving episode, we traverse the constant ebb and flow of maintaining positive mental health.

Listen to the full episode now.

Following on from today’s episode if you, or someone you know, is looking for support help is on hand. 

If you are in the UK support can be found: 

Samaritans offer FREE 24-hour help You can either call for free on 116 123 or email

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They run confidential information lines and offer a supportive online community.

The UK Therapy Guide is a wonderful website which matches you with an affordable therapist and allows you to book on instantly so there are no waiting lists.

If you are in the USA:

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centres that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-273-8255.

Disaster Distress Helpline is a national service and is available 24/7 and connects you to a trained, caring counsellor.

Worldwide: The international Help Guide shares a range of hotlines for around the world.

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