Celebrities are just like anyone else, they have their struggles, trials and tribulations. Recently, celebrities have been speaking out and sharing their stories about mental health and substance abuse recovery to help destigmatize mental illness, and show people asking for help is okay.
Demi Lovato has been very public about her battle with mental illness and substance abuse, from her first rehab stint in 2010 to her latest relapse in 2018. Lovato shares about addiction, bipolar disorder and an eating disorder.
Eminem has spoken publicly about his addiction and recovery.
Mariah Carey recently shared about her battle with bipolar disorder.
Pete Davidson, SNL comedian, has opened up about his struggles with depression, suicidal thoughts, and borderline personality disorder. Davidson shared that he still doesn’t know what it all means but is working with a therapist and psychiatrist.
Selena Gomez opened up about her depression and anxiety, as well as her time in residential care for mental health. Gomez also shared about how her lupus has played apart in her mental health problems.
Kanye West has recently spoken publicly about his bipolar disorder, and even wrote about it in a recent rap.
Grande has shared about her PTSD after the Manchester bombings that occurred at her concert.
Fergie has spoke publicly about the drug induced psychosis she encountered during her crystal meth addiction.
Kid Cudi shared about checking into rehab for his depression and anxiety on a Facebook post.
Chrissy Teigen shared about her postpartum depression in interviews and on social media after the birth of her first child.
At age 17, James Franco overcame addiction. He threw himself into acting for ten years, which he said actually caused him to feel depressed and alone.
Sophie Turner shared about entering therapy for her eating disorder, depression and anxiety, earlier this year.