We often look to Hollywood’s celebrities for inspiration in our lives. We want or need inspiration on how to dress, how to lose weight or get 6-pack abs, and how to dream big. But sometimes Hollywood can give us inspiration for other things, like how to cope if we’ve been diagnosed with cancer or if we’re struggling with a mental illness. Generally when we are struggling with something major in our lives, we can feel very lonely and isolated and not able to do anything to make our predicament better. But when we can look to someone we admire and see that they have coped and lived through something challenging, it gives us hope and courage that we can do the same.
Here are 15 celebs that have struggled with mental illness.