Health

Calum Best reveals why he didn't think he'd make it to 30 and shares a powerful message about mental health

To mark Children's Mental Health Week, Calum Best visited a secondary school to address a group of teenagers about the importance of looking after their mental health and wellbeing and seeking help when needed. Calum is a Mental Health Campaigner for the NSPCC and Childline and speaks of his own experience of dealing with the loss of his father, George Best, and how his life would be very different had he not sought help. Calum also joins Lorraine in studio to discuss the impact his visit to the school had on shaping teenagers attitude towards mental health.

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Don't fear the smear test, it can save your life

Over 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 890 women lose their lives every year, yet it's been revealed that the amount of women attending their smear tests is at a 20 year low. Dr Hilary Jones explains the importance of smear tests and Corrie's Katie McGlynn shares her own experience of attending her smear test following her character Sinead's cervical cancer storyline.