Chennai, Jan10: Samantha Akkineni recounted her own struggle with mental health issues at the launch of the ‘Psychiatry at your doorstep’ initiative of Roshini Trust and Datla Foundation, where she was invited as the Chief Guest.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu has been in the news for her divorce with estranged husband Naga Chaitanya for the past few months, Samantha provided a window into how she has handled those issues. The Rangasthalam actress said, “There should be no inhibitions about seeking help when you are mentally disturbed. In my case, I was able to overcome my mental health issues only with the help of my counsellors and friends.”
The actress also stressed the point that seeking help from psychiatrists must be normalised. “Like how we go to a doctor for physical injuries, we also should consult doctors if our heart gets hurt”, she said.
Ever since she announced the separation, fans have been worried and concerned about her mental health. While Samantha has been trying many ways to cope with her split.