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I had a nervous breakdown like Cheryl

Everyone was talking about Cheryl Fernandez-Versini this weekend after it was revealed she suffered a nervous breakdown after her failed marriage, X Factor sacking and nearly dying of malaria in 2010 pushed her to the brink of insanity.

Cheryl feels back to her old self again and thanks her family, friends and dogs for getting her through her darkest hour. But what constitutes a nervous breakdown and what are the best ways of dealing with them and avoiding them in the future?

Today we are joined by mum-of-one Vicky Charles, who suffered a mental breakdown and consequent plans to take her own life.

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