A very effective way to get rid of the stigma surrounding mental illness is to simply talk about it. Because our culture puts a big emphasis on pop culture, when celebrities open up about mental health it goes a long way. Buzzfeed recently posted an article compiling celebrity mental health quotes. While there is still a ways to go in normalizing mental illness, these celebrities are helping to take steps in the right direction by opening up and sharing personal experiences. It’s great that some celebrities are helping to get the conversation started about the importance of mental health. Read through the list and let us know what you think!
Does one quote stand out to you as particularly powerful? Why?