The media tends to portray celebrities as being perfect and having it all, but even celebrities can be prone to depression.

Here’s an article that highlights how some of those in the spotlight have battled this insidious disease:

The Everyday Health article is an interesting read— we hope you’ll click through to the end where they discuss the difference between sadness and depression, and offer links to helpful resources. The National Network of Depression Centers offers many resources for anyone (even celebrities) who may be experiencing depression:

If you’ve experienced depression, you know that it’s a tough quicksand to get out of — but you CAN dig your way out. Remember that you’re not alone. If you know someone who shows signs of depression, a simple reminder that you’re there for support might make all the difference.