Stephen Fry has told of the moment he tried to commit suicide, saying that "it was a close run thing."
The comedian and actor said he was only saved because his producer found him unconscious in his hotel room in 2012.
The Samaritans charity is available for anyone in any type of distress on 08457 90 90 90 in the UK or visit their website.
Writing for ITV News, Alastair Campbell asks why people find it so hard to see mental illness for what it really is - an illness.
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