10 Celebrities Who Were Brave Enough to Open Up About Their Mental Health Struggles

It is extremely hard to imagine that such an outrageous and energetic singer like Lady Gaga could suffer from mental illness. But it seems that image can sometimes be a cover for a vulnerable person. In her speech at the SAG-AFTRA awards she raised a very important question about mental health outreach and revealed that she has to deal with PTSD and dissociation.

She used to say ’yes’ to every job opportunity, and by doing so she shut down her inner voice. To which Gaga says, “which I have learned now is very unhealthy. I began to notice that I would stare off into space and black out for seconds or minutes. I would see flashes of things I was tormented by, experiences that were filed away.” These conditions “later morphed into physical chronic pain, fibromyalgia, panic attacks, acute trauma responses, and debilitating mental spirals that have included suicidal ideation and masochistic behavior.”

3. Selena Gomez

 

 

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Selena Gomez has inspired a lot of people. Having lupus, she continues to live a full life though she had to have a kidney transplant due to complications from this chronic autoimmune disease. In her interview with Harper’s Bazaar the singer said that she had a lot of issues with depression and anxiety.

“It’s not something I feel I’ll ever overcome. I think it’s a battle I’m gonna have to face for the rest of my life, and I’m okay with that because I know that I’m choosing myself over anything else.

4. Kesha

 

 

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