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"I have had mental health challenges, and still do every now and again. While my GP has been very compassionate, and has supplied the practical medication, I've never ever thought of accessing any sort of therapy on the NHS. I've done that privately. I'm fortunate to be in a position to be able to afford to do that. And I know that there are people who are not as fortunate as me."