Mental illness is definitely something more people need to talk about. The tide is changing, and more people are happily discussing it, however there still is a bit of a stigma attached.
Did you know that some extremely high profile celebrities have spoken openly about their struggles with mental health problems to try to get more people talking?
Check out some of the incredible people who've taken a stand below.
"I used to deal with depression, but I don't now, not this decade - maybe last decade. But, that's also figuring out who you are. I see it as a great education, as one of the seasons or a semester. This semester I was majoring in depression. I was doing the same thing every night and numbing myself to sleep, the same routine. Couldn't wait to get home and hide out."
- Brad Pitt
"I remember my makeup artist and assistant walking me to the set and going, 'Oh God, we're going to need 10 minutes to get him there because he has to walk back and step on that thing, touch the door and walk in and out again'. It literally drove me nuts a lot of the time. And it lasted for a couple of months after filming and still is."
- Leo struggled with OCD as a child and filming The Aviator reawakened the condition
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