Actors Who Have Opened Up About Their Mental Health

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Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey dealt with major depression for a significant portion of his life. Despite his quick wit and ability to come up with jokes under pressure, he experienced severe bouts of depression. In 2009, Carrey decided to talk publicly about his mental health struggles.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone founded LiveLoveLaugh (LLL) in 2015, a foundation that aims to create awareness about mental health, reduce stigma, and provide credible resources. Deepika’s journey to recovery inspired her to help others and emphasize that seeking help is essential.

Ryan Reynolds

The Canadian-born actor, known for his roles in films like Deadpool, has been candid about his battle with stress and anxiety both on and off the screen. He grew up using humor to deflect attention and cope with shyness.

Imran Khan

Imran Khan discussed the gradual realization of his anxiety and the significance of taking medication consistently to manage his bipolar disorder. Imran’s openness helps reduce stigma and encourages others to prioritize their well-being.

Fahadh Faasil

Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil recently revealed his diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the age of 41. His openness highlights the importance of early diagnosis and mental health awareness.

Demi Lovato

Singer Demi Lovato has weathered addiction, bulimia, and bipolar disorder since childhood. On World Suicide Prevention Day, she assured her fans that it’s possible to see the light when working on oneself. Her openness encourages others not to give in to negative thought

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