Jim Carrey is just one in a long list of celebrities, who have publicly acknowledged that they have battled depression.
Yes, he can make people laugh – but inside it is a different story. You can find out more about Jim Carrey’s battle with depression, and what helps him, in this 2 minute video interview.
Other famous folks said to have suffered from depression include a surprising number of comedians or actors known for their roles as funny folk, such as:
- Russell Brand;
- Rosie O’Donnell;
- Owen Wilson;
- and the late Robin Williams.
According to SANE Australia, depression affects 6% of the adult population every year and is even more common in young people.
However, depression hasn’t held Jim Carrey or any of these other celebrities back, and it shouldn’t stop you from living the life you want, either.
The good news is, you don’t have to be a celebrity to get expert help to beat depression.
Take a few minutes to browse our website and check out some of our helpful articles on depression. If you are worried that, like Jim Carrey, you have depression, you might like to take advantage of our Free Emotional Health Checkup.
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