Did you know that over a quarter of Americans in the 18+ age bracket are likely to be diagnosed with a mental illness? This possibly explains why the typical American is progressively prioritizing mental health. However, when public figures and famous personalities are also concerned about their mental health, it throws the issue of mental illnesses in the limelight.
Mental disorders transcend social status and privileges. Incidentally, these public figures and famous personalities are mascots of good health and great wealth and, therefore, may shy away from disclosing their private life, especially concerning the mental health context. However, some of them have gone against the grains and revealed their experiences in a bid to disprove the stigma and misunderstanding of mental illnesses. The following slides consist of 15 celebrities who’ve spoken out about their mental health to raise awareness about the misconceptions most people have about them.