Tennis star Naomi Osaka reacts during a match at the Australian Open on February 20. She has withdrawn from the French Open, and has said she has suffered from bouts of depression since 2018. Photo: AFP Tennis star Naomi Osaka reacts during a match at the Australian Open on February 20. She has withdrawn from the French Open, and has said she has suffered from bouts of depression since 2018. Photo: AFP
Tennis star Naomi Osaka reacts during a match at the Australian Open on February 20. She has withdrawn from the French Open, and has said she has suffered from bouts of depression since 2018. Photo: AFP
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Naomi Osaka and Prince Harry’s mental health struggles are not something to be ridiculed

  • A mental health crisis is brewing across continents, cultures and generations, and it is being made worse by the pandemic
  • Neither hatred nor apathy is going to help the healing process. Instead, we can all fight it with empathy

Tennis star Naomi Osaka reacts during a match at the Australian Open on February 20. She has withdrawn from the French Open, and has said she has suffered from bouts of depression since 2018. Photo: AFP Tennis star Naomi Osaka reacts during a match at the Australian Open on February 20. She has withdrawn from the French Open, and has said she has suffered from bouts of depression since 2018. Photo: AFP
Tennis star Naomi Osaka reacts during a match at the Australian Open on February 20. She has withdrawn from the French Open, and has said she has suffered from bouts of depression since 2018. Photo: AFP
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.