Edinburgh arts festival offers performers counselling

Festival organisers unroll new measures to help performers deal with mental health issues.

    Some performers at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe are taking the trauma of their past to the stage, sharing their deepest, darkest secrets with the audience through song and dance.

    To help cope with mental health issues, the festival is offering meditation workshops, talks from psychologists and first aiders to support artists who might feel overwhelmed.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports from Edinburgh.


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