An appointment with psychiatrist is considered taboo. People should accept this mental illness is same as physical health. Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world, it is vital that we remove the stigma from discussing these problems. Mental health problems can strike at any time, and do not discriminate with regards to situation or status. Here are a few celebrities who have bravely admitted their struggles with mental health.
Miley Cyrus has openly battled with mental health issues, her depression. Her influence is considerable.
Demi Lovato has never been shy about sharing her story. She is suffering from Bipolar disease, she said- “For years, people said I was depressed, and I actually didn’t know myself why I was so upset and why I would have these episodes of mania—what I now know is mania.”
Lady Gaga always believe in make herself happy. Gaga has been open about her own struggles with mental illness after being raped when she was 19.
“Despite the universality of the issue, we struggle to talk about it openly or to offer adequate care or resources,” they note. “Within families and communities, we often remain silenced by a shame that tells us that those with mental illness are somehow less worthy or at fault for their own suffering.”
Michelle Obama, An inspiration had said- ““Our mental health seriously affects our physical health. So there should be no stigma around mental health, none at all” she said at the summit. She also reinforced the need for all Americans to learn about recognizing indicators of a mental health challenge in loved ones.”
Any thing excess is poison. Eating too much can be a psychological issue. Stephanie Beatriz wrote ” I have an eating disorder. But like a lot of us, mine is a bit hard to define. I don’t purge, so I’m not a bulimic. I do eat, so I’m not anorexic. I’m what I like to call a disordered eater.”
Kerry Washington opened up about seeing a therapist in the magazine, citing that keeping tabs on mental illness is just as important as monitoring physical illness.
Amanda Seyfried said- “A mental illness is a thing that people cast in a different category [from other illnesses], but I don’t think it is. It should be taken as seriously as anything else.”
Zayn Malik says society doesn’t expect men to be candid about their emotional problems, which is strange seeing as he got a lot of praise for being honest about his crippling anxiety in the past. “People saw strength in that, and they didn’t seem to expect it from a guy, but they expect it from a female, which to me is crazy,”
Selena Gomez told-“”Tours are a really lonely place for me. My self-esteem was shot. I was depressed, anxious. I started to have panic attacks right before getting onstage, or right after leaving the stage. Basically I felt I wasn’t good enough, wasn’t capable. I felt I wasn’t giving my fans anything, and they could see it—which, I think, was a complete distortion”.
Celebrities or common person, anyone can suffer from mental illness. You should discuss about mental illness always.