Though there have been more and more discussions about mental illness and the disruptive effect it can have on people’s lives, there is still a major stigma surrounding it. This stigma can cause people to hide their pain and try and deal with things behind closed doors. While many people, including celebrities, have decided to come forward and be transparent about their mental health struggles, discussing the issue does not always mean that you can overcome it.
Mental illness, like any other disease, is a battle that must be confronted every day. Sadly, not everyone can overcome the pain that weights down on them. Whether it’s depression, past traumas, bipolar disorder, or something else altogether, here are 15 celebrities that we tragically lost to mental illness. more