Joe Tracini
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This episode contains discussion of suicide. Joe Tracini is an actor, comedian and champion magician. He's also frequently suicidal. Joe suffers from borderline personality disorder and since speaking publicly about it, he's not shied away from talking about the 'unfashionable' side of mental illness. He's now written a book called '10 Things I Hate About Me: how to stay alive with a brain that's trying to kill you', which he says he wrote to save his life. Joe joins Bryony to talk about the worst thing he's ever done and why he decided to commit it to paper, introduces Bryony to 'Mick', his name for his BPD, and asks listeners to always remember one phrase: wait for a bit. 10 Things I Hate About Me: how to stay alive with a brain that's trying to kill you, by Joe Tracini Find out more about National Suicide Prevention Day Read Bryony's columns: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/bryony-gordon/ | For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/madworld | Follow Bryony on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bryonygordon/ | See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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