Latest Update on Mental Health of Ruby Barker

Latest Update on Mental Health of Ruby Barker
source: Instagram
  • The Bridgerton star Ruby Barker recently shared a health update on social media from the hospital
  • Barker who played Marina Thompson was having severe mental health issues
  • The actress thanked Netflix and Bridgerton EP Shonda Rhimes for saving her from mental health issues

Ruby Barker, 25 is recovering from her mental health issues!

Instagram Update on Mental Health of Ruby Barker

The British actress, 25 firstly on Instagram gave an update on Instagram dated May 26, 2022, about her ongoing mental health treatment.

She uploaded a video from a hospital bed saying,

“I just want to be honest with everybody, I have been struggling. So, I’m in the hospital at the minute, I’m gonna get discharged soon and hopefully get to continue with my life and I’m gonna take a little bit of a break from myself.”

Ruby Barker
Ruby Barker on Bridgerton (source: US Weekly)

Why is Ruby Barker taking a break?

Ruby Barker is taking a break from the industry for now. The young emerging actress who has been a victim of severe mental trauma was hospitalized.

In this situation of recovering and coping with her mental problems, she needs a break. Ruby Barker not only talked about her issues but also expressed her will to support others experiencing the same problem.

The cast of the Netflix series Bridgerton on her honest suggestion mentions the consequences of being hard on self. She continued,

“And I want to encourage others, if you are struggling, please do yourself a favor. Take a break, stop being so hard on yourself. And people used to always tell me not to be so hard on myself, and I never really, really knew what that meant.” 

What happened to Ruby Barker?

Ruby Barker has had a hard time being rage-filled, frustrated, and angry. She has had intergenerational trauma bottled up to herself and was afraid to seek help.

The actress describes this experience as,

 “I was carrying the weight of the world on my back.”

Ruby Barker
The Bridgerton actress is having mental health issues (source: WikiBio)

Well, a sign of relief came when she talked about the ongoing progress the diagnosis has brought on her. Learn what she advises to other who needs help with anxiety, depression, and other mental issues.

“And now, I’m at a point where I have a diagnosis, and I will talk to you about that at another time. But I have a diagnosis, and I am relinquishing myself and forgiving myself, and drawing a line in the sand. I can’t carry on the way that I’ve been carrying on. I need to change. So, that’s what I’m trying to do.”

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Did the Bridgerton actress develop Mental health issues in COVID?

Ruby Barker as per her previous update revealed she suffered from mental health during the COVID-19 period. She has been diagnosed with COVID and the traumatizing experience has developed a fear and anxiety within her.

At the very time of the COVID invasion, she was forced to drop out of the West End production of Running with Lions. Being infected and losing an opportunity is what made her condition severe.

Ruby Barker
Ruby Barker is recovering from a mental health issue (source: The Teal Mango)

Who does Ruby Barker give credit on Recovery?

Ruby Barker gave a shoutout to Australian artist Sexton whose music acts as medicine to her. She listened to him several times and managed to solve some of her problems to an extent.

The 2020 soundtrack Waiting On a Better Day has a really special place in Barker’s heart. Apart from the doctor itself. she also thanks executive producer Shonda Rhimes, her close friends, and mentors.

“I want to survive and I will survive, and I’m going to. And so are you. That’s the beauty of it, so are you. If you’re with me, you’re in good hands. Thank you.”

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