Ruby Barker shared a video on Instagram on Monday in which she revealed she was discharged from the hospital due to a “mental health struggle”.
The 25-year-old actress, who plays Marina Thompson in Bridgetown, said she “can’t wait for the future” while making sure she’s “being ok” – previously admitting that since starring in the series, she has “Really uncomfortable”.
She said candidly during a nature retreat: “I can’t wait for the future. I’m doing really well for myself. I’m in a beautiful setting right now to take some time for myself to relax and breathe.
Brave: Bridgetton’s Ruby Barker revealed in a video shared to Instagram on Monday that she has been discharged from hospital…in her ‘mental health struggle’
“Going outside, going for a walk, talking to loved ones and trying not to exclude yourself is a very important step.”
“If I had any advice for my younger self, I would tell myself, ‘Look, it’s not all doom and gloom, even if you hit rock bottom.'”
The Islington native went on to thank the medical staff at the facility, as well as her friends and family and Bridgeton executive producer Shonda Rhimes.
claims she has been in touch with her Netflix smash co-star Claudia Jessie and revealed the advice she received.
Open the book: The 25-year-old actress, who plays Marina Thompson in Bridgetown, says she ‘can’t wait for the future’ while making sure she’s ‘having a great time’
Pleasure: She begins: “I can’t wait for the future. I’m doing great for myself. I’m in a beautiful environment right now to take some time for myself to relax and breathe”
“She asked me to flip a coin: one side may be dark, but just flip a coin and you’ll find the other side is shiny,” she said.
“It’s training your brain to look for interesting things, to look for light, to look for positive things. It’s a very difficult thing, but if you can practice doing it, you’ll be fine.
“I just want everyone to feel good and feel supported and loved and embraced and heard. Anyone who is in the dark right now, I just want you to know that I see you and feel you. Find interesting something and flip that coin.
Ruby wrote in her caption: “I’m out of hospital! Thank you so much for your support, I can’t wait for the future, I feel like I’ve come out of the other side.
Pal: Claiming she’s been in touch with her Netflix smash co-star Claudia Jessie, Ruby reveals the advice she’s received (Claudia pictured as character)
“Thank you all, have a good day, take care of yourself and don’t be afraid to meet your loved ones, as they say in the high school musical, we’re all in this together. Big love.
On Friday, Ruby explained in a brave video on Thursday that she was “taking a little break” after being hospitalized during a “mental health struggle.”
The actress added that she “has struggled since Bridgetown” but is now looking forward to “getting on with her life”.
On Instagram, Ruby addressed her followers in an honest segment thanking her fans and family for their support, as well as Netflix’s “Save Her”.
Emotional: On Friday, Ruby explained in a Brave video Thursday that she was “taking a break” after being hospitalized during a “mental health struggle”
Tough: She captioned the post: “Every week is mental health week for me. Get out of my chest. I don’t feel like I’m completely honest so this is for my followers
She started: “I’m much better, I’ve been unwell for a long time. I want to be honest with everyone. I’ve been struggling.
“I’m in hospital now and I’ll be out soon and hopefully get on with my life.
“I’ll take a break for myself, and I’ll encourage others, if you’re struggling, do yourself a favor, take a break, and don’t be so hard on yourself.”
Explaining her feelings, she continued: “I’m full of anger, rage, all of these intergenerational traumas tied up in me.
“I have the weight of the world on my shoulders, and now that I’ve reached the point of diagnosis, I’m drawing a line in the sand.
“I can’t go on the way I was before, I need to change and that’s what I’m trying to do. I want to survive, I’ll survive, I will.
Ruby ends the video by thanking her friends and family, as well as the streaming service Netflix, for giving her a chance and “saving her.”
She wrote under the caption of the post: “Mental Health Week is every week for me. Get out of my chest. I don’t feel like I’m being completely honest, so this is for my followers. Time for transparency. .
“It’s true that I’ve been struggling since Bridgetown. Thank you all for supporting me, your love sustains me. #mentalhealthawareness.
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Candid: Ruby addresses her followers in honest segment, thanking her fans and family for their support and Netflix’s “Save Her” (pictured with co-star Luke Newton’s character)