All around the world, millions of people suffer from mental health disorders like depression and anxiety. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.4 million children and teens in the U.S. alone suffer from some form of anxiety. Of those children and teens, about 1 in 3 also suffer from depression, while nearly 40 percent also experience behavioral problems.
No one is immune to the issues relating to the mind, and in order to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues, some celebrities have opened up about their lives.
A common misconception about depression — and mental illness as a whole — is that if you’re smiling, laughing, and appear to be happy on the outside, all must be well and dandy on the inside. And even though laughter and smiling have been linked to better mental health, what’s shown on the outside often…
The gap between those who understand the severity of mental illness and those who don’t grasp mental health conditions in slowly narrowing, largely because of educational campaigns by groups and organizations that aspire to provide information about mental illness and encourage people to seek help for their conditions. The You Rock Foundation One…
Kate Spade, the fashion icon behind the Kate Spade New York line of handbags and clothing, died of an apparent suicide on Tuesday, June 5th, at her New York City apartment. Spade has been credited with creating a fashion line that helped young women transition into adulthood, offering quirky-yet-luxurious handbags to a younger demographic of women.
Philadelphia Eagles guard Brandon Brooks can look back at the 2017-2018 season as the best of his career. But even with all the accolades, perhaps the biggest accomplishment for Brooks was managing and overcoming his battle with anxiety disorder.
Actors Ryan Reynolds and Dylan Sprouse recently opened up about their struggles with social anxiety and how they cope in the intense pressure of the spotlight.
It’s safe to say that it’s a good time to be Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. However, the 45-year-old star recently revealed that while his life has been filled with notable achievements, there was a time when he endured pain, suffering and high anxiety due to his battle with depression.