WELLNESS
10/10/2015 07:01 am ET

13 Times Celebrities Got Real About Mental Health

Preach.

If you need proof that mental illness doesn't discriminate, look no further than Hollywood.

Approximately one in four people globally will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lives, and that includes celebrities in the spotlight. The good news? Many stars are using their status for advocacy, sharing the message that mental health issues can affect anyone. And when it comes to mental illness, realizing you're not alone makes dealing with it just a little bit easier.

In honor of World Mental Health Day, we rounded up some of the most encouraging and honest things public figures have ever said about mental health and the stigma surrounding it. They're a powerful reminder that there's certainly strength in seeking support -- no matter who you are.

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