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Entertainment Home and Away's Sam Frost opens up about her mental health struggles

04:10  06 october  2019
04:10  06 october  2019 Source:   celebrity.nine.com.au

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When it comes to therapy, Sam Frost says she's a big fan of seeing a psychologist.© Don Arnold/WireImage/Getty Images When it comes to therapy, Sam Frost says she's a big fan of seeing a psychologist. Home and Away actress Sam Frost has opened up about her struggles with depression and anxiety ahead of World Mental Health Day on October 10.

Speaking to Body and Soul, the 30-year-old former The Bachelorette Australia star revealed that three years ago after two very public breakups — her split from The Bachelor's Blake Garvey in 2014 and then the end of her relationship with Bachelorette winner Sasha Mielczarek in 2016 — left her "riddled with pain."

"All of those things just piled up and I felt like I couldn't do it anymore," she told the newspaper.

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"I remember talking to my sister, Kristine, one night and I was so upset, I couldn't stop crying. I just felt like my whole body was riddled with pain and that there was no way I could make it go away."

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Frost , who has previously spoken about her anxiety attacks, plays Jasmine Delaney on the soap. She first rose to fame after her winning appearance on The Bachelor Australia in 2014 In an interview with Women' s Health , Frost discussed her battle with mental health ahead of her 30th birthday.

"I've struggled with mental health problems my whole life. My mum, Debbie, has dealt with mental disorders as well, and when I was younger I was embarrassed by them. I love my mum — she's so beautiful and resilient — but nobody talked about mental health 15 years ago, so when I started to show similar patterns, I was worried I'd be labelled as crazy." Frost told the outlet that her mental health problems have been a lifelong battle and that her mum had a similar battle.

"There's a lot of shame and guilt surrounding mental health and it can feel really lonely. I think it's amazing that more people are talking about it, but I think there's still a stigma attached to it."Nowadays, Frost said she recognised that depression and anxiety doesn't discriminate and that anyone can be affected by it however some are afraid to talk about it because of the stigma surrounding mental health.

Speaking candidly the TV actress said that she also had a tough time when she finished school but it wasn't until her mid-20s that she realised she was experiencing depression.

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Sam Frost ’ s partner opens up on her mental illness battle. WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW: Sam Frost ' s fight for mental health . Speaking of the Home and Away Mental health advocate Sam has been open about her own struggles with mental health in the past, speaking honestly about her

Sam Frost has spoken bravely about her mental health struggles in recent years, after rising to fame as a contestant on The Bachelor in 2014. 'That is purely because I have an open conversation with them and that is why I can't stress enough the importance of opening up and sharing how you feel

"I struggled a lot when I finished school. I had no direction, gained 15 kilos and hid away from my friends without really knowing why. It took me until my mid-20s to realise that all those times I felt low, I was actually depressed."

Sam Frost smiling for the camera© Instagram Sam Frost

The 2014 The Bachelor Australia winner is currently dating her longtime friend, Dave Bashford who she said has been very supportive of her mental health struggles.

"As our relationship's evolved, he's developed a greater understanding of who I am. He's spoken to my psychologist and researches what to do when I'm struggling, and I think that's pretty badass!"

She continued, "When my mental health starts to slip, I become really demotivated, I don't want to see my friends, stop exercising and eat bad food, so when Dave recognises those things are happening, he'll tell me to have a rest weekend."

When it comes to therapy, Frost told the outlet that she's a big fan of seeing a psychologist.

"The first two times I saw my psychologist I felt like I got nothing out of it — I spent so long going back over my past when all I wanted was a quick fix. The next time I saw her, though, we mapped out a plan and she helped me see things from a different perspective."

If you or anyone you know needs immediate support, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or via lifeline.org.au. In an emergency, call 000.

Son of Thorpe's former coach to face 61 charges of child sexual abuse at swim school .
Paul Douglas Frost, 44, is now facing a total 61 charges after two more alleged complainants came forward to police.Former Padstow swim coach Paul Douglas Frost, 44, is now facing a total 61 charges for the alleged sexual assault of 13 male alleged victims under the age of 16 at the Doug Frost Swim School between 1997 and 2009.

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