Jameela Jamil reveals that she tried to take her own life six years ago

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'I'm so lucky that I survived': Jameela Jamil reveals that she tried to take her own life six years ago as she marks World Mental Health Day

By Jabeen Waheed For Mailonline

Published: 18:44 BST, 10 October 2019 | Updated: 18:46 BST, 10 October 2019

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Jameela Jamil has revealed that she tried to take her life six years ago. 

The British actress, 33, made the heartbreaking admission as she took to Twitter to mark World Mental Health Day, going on to admit that she went to use psychotherapy treatment to treat her severe PTSD. 

Jameela's tweet read: 'Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay This month, 6 years ago, I tried to take my own life. I’m so lucky that I survived, and went on to use EMDR to treat my severe PTSD.'  

'I’m so lucky that I survived': Jameela Jamil, 33, has revealed that she tried to take her life six years ago

'I’m so lucky that I survived': Jameela Jamil, 33, has revealed that she tried to take her life six years ago

Her tweet continued: 'I urge you to hang on just a bit longer and ask for help if you need it. Because things can turn around. I promise.'

Jameela has recently seen considerable backlash after claiming that she wasn't educated in George Bush's presidency.

However, she fired back when a follower accused her of living in privilege: 'I was deaf, abused and physically disabled and broke... with

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