Celebrities Who Revealed Their Mental Illnesses To Help Others Find Courage

It’s hard to talk about your problems, but sometimes, someone else breaking the ice can help. And despite one in five Americans suffering from a diagnosable mental illness, this is a topic which many feel uncomfortable facing.


These celebrities have all publicly admitted that they have mental health issues, have sought help, and want those who also suffer from similar problems to seek treatment.

Are you surprised by any of these revelations? Are any of them particularly inspiring?

Adam Levine, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Angelina Jolie, Depression

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Elton John, Bulimia

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Miley Cyrus, Depression

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Postpartum Depression

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Megan Fox, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Brad Pitt, Depression

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Jon Hamm, Depression

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Elen Degeneres, Depression

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J. K. Rowling, Depression

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Demi Lovato, Bipolar Disorder

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Carrie Fisher, Bipolar I Disorder

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Lady Gaga, Depression

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Hayden Panettiere, Postpartum Depression

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Jared Padalecki, Depression

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bipolar II Disorder

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Lena Dunham, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Olivia Munn, Anxiety And Trichotillomania

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Brittany Snow, Depression, Body Dysmorphia And Eating Disorders

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Beyonce Knowles, Depression

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David Beckham, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Jim Carrey, Depression

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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