It’s always important to remind ourselves that there shouldn’t be a stigma around mental health issues. Things like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and many other issues that people face are nothing to be ashamed of. And if you’re dealing with them, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, there are tons of celebrities out there who suffer from the same thing, and they’re not afraid to talk about it.
Take Ariana Grande, for example. The singer just opened up about her anxiety and depression, after she was forced to cancel a pre-show meet and greet due to panic attacks.
“My depression and anxiety have been at an all-time high lately. I have been giving you all I’ve got and trying to push through as hard as I can and mask it,” she wrote on her Instagram Stories. “Today has been an extra rough one. After a handful of panic attacks, I feel like the wisest decision would be to not do soundcheck party or [meet and greet] today and preserve my energy for the show. I don’t want to rush through our time together or seem shaky. I like spending actual time with you and I won’t be able to be present or give you the best of me today. I wish I had control over these attacks but as anybody with anxiety or depression understands, sometimes you can only operate on its terms and not your own.”
And it turns out, she’s not the only one. Stars like Troian Bellisario, Madelaine Petsch, Shawn Mendes, Dove Cameron, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Kira Kosarin and a ton more have all also bravely opened up about their own mental health issues. And we’re seriously amazed by their strength.
Scroll through the gallery to discover all the other celebrities who have opened up about mental health issues.
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