Owen Warner reveals how social media affects his mental health and why he takes regular breaks


Owen Warner, who has played Romeo Nightingale on Hollyoaks since 2018, has spoken openly about his mental health struggles in recent years.

Mental health and social media

In a recent interview with Hello!, the actor discussed his battle with anxiety and the negative impact that social media can have on mental health.

Coping mechanisms

Warner explained that he takes regular breaks from social media and that he also sees a therapist to help him manage his anxiety.

Friendship and support

Warner credited his close friend Jill Scott for helping him with his mental health. He said that Scott is like his big sister and that he’s grateful for her support.


Warner concluded by saying that he has learned to wear his heart on his sleeve and that he wants to encourage others to do the same.

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