Andy Murray Recognizes Signs of Self-Harm on Nick Kyrgios
Tennis star Nick Kyrgios has expressed his gratitude towards Andy Murray for playing a crucial role in helping him overcome thoughts of suicide. Kyrgios opened up about his mental health struggles during an upcoming episode of Piers Morgan Uncensored on TalkTV. The Aussie detailed his problems from four years ago, including depression and substance abuse. He also revealed that Murray noticed the abnormal physical damage on his arm during a practice session and raised concerns.
A Lifeline from a British Legend
In the heartfelt interview, Kyrgios acknowledged the significant impact that Andy Murray had on his mental state. Murray, always a big supporter of Kyrgios, recognized the signs of self-harm on his arm and immediately asked about it. He later advised Kyrgios, but at the time, Kyrgios was unable to listen due to being stuck in his own ways. Nevertheless, Kyrgios is immensely grateful for Murray's concern and support throughout his career.
The Dark Times and Road to Recovery
Kyrgios described a year-and-a-half to two years of darkness, including harmful behavior and self-harm. He admitted to winning tournaments while drinking every night, burning things on his arm, and cutting himself for fun. However, he has bravely battled back from those struggles and has become an informal therapist for others dealing with suicidal thoughts. Kyrgios has been a beacon of hope for many who find his story relatable and reach out to him for help.
Making a Real Difference
Since opening up about his own experiences, Kyrgios has helped numerous people who are struggling with mental health issues. He has become a source of inspiration for those feeling overwhelmed, providing solace and understanding. Kyrgios has received messages and photos from individuals contemplating self-harm and suicide, engaging in conversations and even making phone calls to offer support. He takes great pride in the positive impact he has made in the lives of others.
Don't miss the full exclusive interview with Nick Kyrgios on Piers Morgan Uncensored, airing on Friday at 8pm on TalkTV.