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David Pascoe opens up about mental health struggles, reminds Below Deck Med fans we’re ‘only human’

David Pascoe from Below Deck Mediterranean shares his mental health battle.
David continues to promote positivity amid all the Below Deck Mediterranean craziness. Pic credit: Bravo

David Pascoe has opened up about his mental health struggles and reminded Below Deck Mediterranean fans that we are all only human.

Throughout Season 6 of Below Deck Med, David has promoted positivity and kindness. David shuts down hate on and off-screen. A recent social media feud with Delaney Evans featured David fiercely defending the Lady Michelle crew members close to him.

On the hit Bravo show David recently mentioned a dark time in his life. The episode showed a few moments of a much larger story, which the deckhand is now telling himself.

Below Deck Med’s David Pasco opens up about mental health

David used Instagram to shine a light on a stigmatized topic. He referred to mental health and depression as the “silent killer.” The deckhand declared the subject needs to be not only understood but discussed too.

In a brutally honest post, David recalled going on anti-depressants at a doctor’s recommendation. What followed next was him slipping further into the darkness with frequent lapses of time.

The pain got so bad, David was overcome with the feeling of just needing to sleep for days, even weeks. David worked up in a hospital, which was shown on Below Deck Med.


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