Phillip Schofield has admitted that talking about his mental health saved his life as he spoke with Emmerdale star Dominic Brunt earlier this week.The 60 year old TV host was speaking with Dominic over his current storyline on the soap, which sensitively looks at the difficulties men face with their mental health, as well as how not talking about it can have devastating consequences.This struck a chord with the This Morning presenter, who opened up about his own mental health experiences and how talking about his issued helped him greatly.
Dominic said he spoke with families who had lost loved ones through suicide as part of his research into the storyline and his own performance.
He said: "They all say, 'We had no idea, he didn't say anything, we didn't know, he hid it so well.' "We look at people like Robin Williams and people like that and nobody has a clue because we mask all the time. "I'm as guilty of that.
I'm shy, I don't tell people that I have a problem, how do you start that conversation? "I would now and also being an actor now, part of the job is getting the lines and finding out what we mean but what we are saying and what we're not saying." Interjecting, Phillip said: "It saved me.Talking.Talking out loud saved me.Read more on ok.co.uk