Gaga de­tails men­tal health cri­sis caused by over­work

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - - NEWS -

LADY Gaga has no prob­lem liv­ing and re­veal­ing her truth.

While accepting a pa­tron award at the SAG-AFTRA Foun­da­tion’s third hird an­nual Pa­tron of the e Artists Awards on Thurs­day night in Bev­erly y Hills, the A Star Is s Born ac­tor (pic­tured) called on Hollywood to o pro­vide bet­ter men­tal health care for peo­ple in the en­ter­tain­ment b busi­ness. i

In a speech last­ing al­most 25 min­utes, she de­tailed her own “men­tal health cri­sis” that prompted her to seek pro­fes­sional help af­ter be­com­ing over­whelmed by work com­mit­ments. “I be­gan to noti tice that I would st stare off into sp space and black o out for sec­onds or m min­utes,” Gaga re re­called. “I would see flashes fl of things I was tor­mented by, ex­pe­ri­ences that w were filed away in my brain with ‘I’ll deal with you later’ for many years be­cause my brain was pro­tect­ing me, as sci­ence teaches us.”

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