“I say constantly that there’s no shame in dealing with these things."
By now, mental illness and health should definitely be a topic, one can speak openly about, without feeling ashamed or belittled. Its not only important to do so, because nearly 30% of the European population have or still are experiencing problems arising from substance use, psychoses, depression, anxiety or eating disorders, no, it’s also necessary to raise awareness and encourage affected people and families.
So, in honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week (which runs from Oct. 4 through 10), here are 15 celebrities who have shared their stories about mental illness and health, helping decrease the stigma associated with living with a mental illness.
Tuesday, 06. October 2015