We often assume that celebrities are perfect, and therefore don’t have to worry about anything. On top of that assumption, mental illness is taboo in our society, so people don’t want to talk about it. However, there are many celebrities who have bravely spoken out about their mental health in order to raise awareness and breakdown stereotypes.
So which celebrities have told their own stories? Here are 15 celebrities who spoke out about their mental health.
1. Adele on postpartum depression
After the singer had her son, she experienced depression but didn’t turn to medication. Instead, she vented to her close friend about it. “One day, I said to a friend, ‘I f***in’ hate this,’ and she burst into tears and said, ‘I f***in’ hate this, too,’” Adele revealed to Vanity Fair. “And it was done. It lifted.”