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Susan Boyle raises concern for reality contestants’ mental health

In light of the Britain's Got Talent contestant and media darling Susan Boyle's exhaustion, concern for reality contestant's mental health care has become an issue. The Guardian talks to health care professionals who believe contestants under huge pressure need more mental health assistance than they're getting now.
June 3, 2009

In light of reports of the hospitalization of Britain’s Got Talent contestant and media darling Susan Boyle for exhaustion, concern for reality contestants’ mental health care has become an issue. The Guardian discusses Susan Boyle’s exhaustion and talks to health care professionals who believe contestants under huge pressure need more mental health assistance than they’re getting now.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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