BREAKING NEWS: Harry speaks about how he dealt with Meghan feeling suicidal and the importance of saying ‘you’re not alone’ as he reunites with Oprah for town hall episode reflecting on their 5-part Apple TV series on mental health
- Prince Harry and Oprah reunited for a town hall episode following the conclusion of their Apple+ TV series on mental health
- The pair spoke about suicide, with the Prince encouraging those who were feeling suicidal to speak to loved ones
- He also told Oprah that the most important thing a loved one could do is to reassure a suicidal person that they are ‘not alone’
Speaking candidly with Oprah during a bonus town hall episode following the conclusion of their five-part series, The Me You Can’t See, the Prince encouraged those who were suffering to speak up.
He also stated it was important for loved ones to simply provide reassurance after learning of the news.
‘So many people are afraid of being on the receiving end of that conversation [about suicide] because they don’t feel like they have the right tools to give the right advice,’ Harry told Oprah.
‘But what you [want] to say is “You’re there”. Listen, because listening and being part of that conversation is without doubt the best first step that you can take.’
The Prince and Oprah agreed that the most important thing they have heard from experts during their series is the ‘you are not alone’.
Prince Harry has spoken candidly about how he dealt with learning Meghan Markle was feeling suicidal during a new episode of his Apple+ TV series