Good Place actress Jameela Jamil just opened up about her suicide attempt in a vulnerable tweet on October 10, World Mental Health Day. Jamil, who has never before spoken about her attempt at taking her own life, encouraged others struggling with mental illness to seek help if they need it.

“Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay,” she wrote in the tweet. “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 urge you to hang on just a bit longer and ask for help if you need it. Because things can turn around. I promise.”

In a followup tweet, Jamil wrote, “There is so much work to do in Improving awareness and mental health care, and we need to further de-stigmatize the conversation around asking for help. While you’re gathering the strength, I recommend the work of @matthaig1 @Ayishat_Akanbi and @scarcurtis ALL my love to you.”

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