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07th Apr 2016

AUDIO: Adam Clayton talks about alcohol and his mental health struggles

Tony Cuddihy

“I’ve got it wrong at times in my life and relied on alcohol to get me through something.”

U2 bassist Adam Clayton has spoken about the moment he realised he needed help in his struggle with his emotional wellbeing, telling Eoghan McDermott on 2fm, “I was fed up of being fed up.”

Clayton’s struggles with his alcohol use have been well documented, and he spoke of the role of his friends in helping him through the roughest point in his life.

The Dubliner is looking to demystify the stigma around mental health problems, and spoke to McDermott about Friday’s #MindYourSelfie campaign on Twitter.

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