‘I had intrusive thoughts about dying’: Kerry Katona reveals she’s struggling with mental health

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Kerry Katona has revealed she is struggling with her mental health and has made an appointment with the doctor.

The reality TV personality, 40, who suffers from bipolar disorder, discussed the difficult time in her New! column in the magazine, praising Dr. Alex George for taking time off from work to take care of his health.

She encouraged people to seek help when they need it, saying that it is “so important to acknowledge when you need a break.”

Seeking Help: Kerry Katona has revealed she is struggling with her mental health and has made an appointment with the doctor

Seeking Help: Kerry Katona has revealed she is struggling with her mental health and has made an appointment with the doctor

Kerry said, ‘I’ve been having a hard time lately so I made sure to schedule an appointment with my doctor. It’s no shame to admit you need some help. ‘

The star also added that her family has been going through a ‘rough time’ after her Aunt Angela passed away last month after battling alcoholism.

Kerry announced her aunt’s death on Instagram and shared a quote about addiction at the time: ‘Addiction is a special kind of hell. It tells the addict’s soul and breaks the hearts of everyone who loves them. ‘

She added to the post: ‘This nasty disease cost our fear! We MUST talk more about addiction !!! She tried so hard to get sober, but it prevailed. ‘(sic)

Troubled Time: The star also added that her family went through a 'rough time' after her Aunt Angela, (right), died last month after a battle with alcoholism

Troubled Time: The star also added that her family went through a 'rough time' after her Aunt Angela, (right), died last month after a battle with alcoholism

Troubled Time: The star also added that her family went through a ‘rough time’ after her Aunt Angela, (right), died last month after a battle with alcoholism

Distressing: Kerry announced her aunt's death on Instagram and shared a quote about addiction when she said the 'vile illness cost our fears'

Distressing: Kerry announced her aunt's death on Instagram and shared a quote about addiction when she said the 'vile illness cost our fears'

Distressing: Kerry announced her aunt’s death on Instagram and shared a quote about addiction when she said the ‘vile illness cost our fears’

Last month, the former Atomic Kitten singer revealed she was taking anti-anxiety medication after battling ‘intrusive thoughts’ and concerns about her health.

She said, “I’ve been really having anxiety lately. I actually started taking medicine for it again. I had intrusive thoughts about dying – and I even had thoughts about the death of my children. ‘

Kerry, who is engaged to Ryan Mahoney, is the proud mother of daughters Molly, 19, and Lilly-Sue, 18, with Brian McFadden, Heidi, 13, and Max, 12, with Mark Croft, and seven-year-old DJ with the late George Kay. .

Meanwhile, it was reported last week that Kerry is gearing up to appear on Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins this year.

According to sources, she filmed the show last fall alongside Ulrika Jonsson, 53, Vicky Pattison, 33, Kieron Dyer, 42, Wes Nelson, 23, and Jake Quickenden, 32.

Friends of Kerry told The sunAside from I’m A Celebrity in 2004, Kerry has never taken on a show more challenging than Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins.

After spending a lot last year improving her fitness, she decided to take the plunge when approached by Channel 4.

Kerry is a tough cookie, mentally and physically, so viewers might be surprised by how well she gets along. Kerry is much more than meets the eye and she really threw herself into the competition. ‘

Children: Kerry is a mom to Molly, 19, Lilly-Sue, 18, with ex-husband Brian McFadden, Heidi, 14, Maxwell, 12, with ex Mark Croft, 49, and Dylan-Jorge, six (pictured in 2020)

Children: Kerry is a mom to Molly, 19, Lilly-Sue, 18, with ex-husband Brian McFadden, Heidi, 14, Maxwell, 12, with ex Mark Croft, 49, and Dylan-Jorge, six (pictured in 2020)

Children: Kerry is a mom to Molly, 19, Lilly-Sue, 18, with ex-husband Brian McFadden, Heidi, 14, Maxwell, 12, with ex Mark Croft, 49, and Dylan-Jorge, six (pictured in 2020)