11 Celebrities on Dealing with Depression and Mental Disorders ...

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There are a lot of quotes from celebrities on dealing with depression. It's important to read them and realize that no one really knows what's going on in somebody's mind! That's why you should try your best to give everyone love and support. Here are some celebrities on dealing with depression:

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1

Wayne Brady

Wayne Brady After the passing of Robin Williams, Wayne opened up about his own struggles. Admitting and accepting the reality of how you feel is the first step. After that, you can work on building yourself back up. Keep reading for more celebrities on dealing with depression!

2

Ellen Degeneres

Ellen Degeneres Ellen fell into a deep depression after her show on ABC got canceled in 1998.Things have definitely changed for her though, which is really nice to see!

3

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato Demi Lovato isn't shy about talking about depression and mental health. She's become an advocate for mental health and has spoken about her bipolar disorder on several occasions.

4

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga Earlier this year, Lady Gaga opened up to Harper's Bazaar about her difficulties in dealing with depression. She said, "I woke up, started crying again, and I looked in the mirror and said, 'I know you don't want to fight. I know you think you can't, but you've done this before. I know it hurts, but you won't survive this depression.' I really felt like I was dying—my light completely out. I said to myself, 'Whatever is left in there, even just one light molecule, you will find it and make it multiply.'"

5

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey Although Jim's one of the funniest and happiest actors on TV, he's also had his fair share of dealings with depression. Now, he lives a fully drug- and alcohol-free life.

6

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt Early on in his acting career, Pitt fell into a depression. He told the Hollywood Reporter, "I was hiding out from the celebrity thing, I was smoking way too much dope. I was sitting on the couch and just turning into a doughnut, and I really got irritated with myself. I got to: 'What's the point? I know better than this.'" He then traveled to Casablanca where he "saw poverty to an extreme I had never witnessed before." He added, "It stuck with me."

7

John Hamm

John Hamm The Mad Men actor wasn't shy about opening up about his depression. Therapy and antidepressants worked wonders for him and that's great!

8

Halle Berry

Halle Berry It's crazy to know that Halle had contemplated suicide after her 1996 divorce. It's easy to be so wrapped up in someone that you feel completely lost without them but that isn't the case. You still have an identity and will find love again! Halle said, "Now my sights are set on a different chapter in my life."

9

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow Postpartum depression is a very serious (and common) thing but it wasn’t until Gwyneth’s second child that she started to feel the effects of it. It doesn't make you a bad mother in any shape or form, it just means you're going to have to work a little harder to be able to push through it and be your happy and healthy self again.

10

Pete Wentz

Pete Wentz Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz has always been very vocal about suicide/depression. He encourages those who need help to seek it. Finding the right person to talk to is what saved him!

11

Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder Winona fell into a deep depression after breaking up with Johnny Depp. She felt as though she wasn't entitled to her feelings because of her success but the truth of the matter is that everyone is entitled to feel. It's okay to surrender to your emotions sometimes... as long as you're willing to fight through it!

Well, there you have it. These are just 11 out of many celebrities who have battled with depression. It just goes to prove that you really can't judge a book by its cover! Did any of the names on this list surprise you? Can you think of any other names to add?

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Catherine Zeta-Jones suffers from bipolar disorder.

I love what Halle berry said it really touch my heart.

Very nice article

I don't know why, but I think it's so strange / crazy that so many people suffer from depression. Sometimes you feel so alone..

This makes celebrities seem more like normal people. It's comforting to know that they struggle with depression and disorders too. And of the can get over it so can I!

I suffered with depression when I was 14 and homeless thru my 30's I'm so much better after seeing a therapist (:

Once I came across Jim carrey I just started crying !

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