Everyone struggles sometimes with depression, but some famous men found enough courage to open up and start talking about anxiety and mental health problems. It definitely inspires people who suffer in silence and are afraid to speak up. It is important to talk aloud and seek help and treatment because everyone deserves to be heard and understood.
smartzune.com decided to show some examples of 8 famous men who overcame different mental problems and took their lives under control, and it inspires all of us.
1. Dwayne Johnson and his battle with depression
One of the highest paid stars claimed that he was devastated, depressed and cried constantly. All this happened because of a series of circumstances. His mother attempted suicide in front of him and in several months they were evicted from their house. “I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere. I was crying constantly,” he said.
Years later, Dwane Johnson got numerous injuries and lost his dream to be a professional football player. The Canadian Football League that had a contract with him let him go. In a short time, his girlfriend broke up with him. Serious depression overtook him. Today the actor can say that he and his mother managed this condition and are in a good place.