12 Celebrities Who Talk About Mental Health

Mental illness can totally suck and make you feel completely alone. That feeling can be made worse by the lack of public discussion around the topic. Because there’s still such a stigma around talking about mental illnesses, like anxiety and depression, many people keep their suffering a secret. In fact, the National Institute of Mental Illness shows 20% of young people ages 13 to 18 suffer from severe mental illness. According to Mental Health America, depression in teens is increasing at an “alarming” rate. Luckily, these celebs have opened up about their battles with mental illness to show that it can affect anyone. Check out these open and honest stories about how celebs have dealt and are dealing with mental illness.