It can be challenging to talk about mental health issues, but that is one of the reasons stigma survives. These clips can help make it easier to start a conversation, as they feature famous celebrities from the world of entertainment and sports who are willing to share openly about their own struggles. There are many things we can learn from hearing their stories, including the lesson that mental illness is treatable!
First, here is Demi Lovato speaking out about Bipolar Disorder and the difficulties of having a mental health diagnosis. Length: 8 min
In this next clip, numerous celebrities discuss the stigma of mental health and how it affects us all. Length: 3.5 min
Here is a great slideshow featuring celebrities over the years who have suffered from mental health disorders. Length: 13.5 min
For an helpful overview of mental health, here is a short clip from Australia with great graphics. Length: 2.5 min
We hope you find them useful, and please let us know what other videos you have found helpful by leaving a comment below.