Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson spoke out about battling depression in an appearance on Oprah’s Master Class this week, telling viewers about how we coped with the mental health condition.
The Rock is among other high-profile celebrities who’ve proven that even those who seem like they’ve “made it” or “have it all” can struggle with depression and anxiety. Being successful and having material wealth doesn’t prevent depression or anxiety — and can even exacerbate it in some cases. It’s also a great reminder that depression is an illness, and not just a feeling that can be wished away. After all, depression affects approximately 6.7 million Americans every year.
Read on for big names, including The Rock, who’ve recently spoken out about their depression struggles and are helping to break the stigma.
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