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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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