Radio 1’s Life Hacks: Tablet Taboo

  • BBC Radio 1
  • DateNovember 2017

BBC Radio 1 and CBBC presenter, Katie Thistleton has been on antidepressants for the last few years and they enable her to do her job, which involves being happy on both the TV and on the radio.

When she started on the pills, she struggled to talk about it. It was a taboo subject for her and those around her. As time has gone on, she still finds it challenging to open up about the subject.

Katie explores why antidepressants are such a taboo and discovers the social barriers that stop young people from talking about mental health medication