mental health

Shannon Purser, who played Barb on ‘Stranger Things,’ opens up about depression and OCD

In a beautifully written piece for Teen Vogue, Shannon Purser, the actress who portrayed the beloved but ill-fated Barb on Stranger Things, describes her personal experience with depression and OCD. “Why did I feel this way? . . .There was no logical reason for me to feel so worthless. But I did,” she writes in the essay.

Keeping Up With Kanye is Exhausting! What’s going on with Mr. West?

Kanye West has ignited a pop culture and political firestorm over the past few days. His Twitter feed has been the main source of Kanye Drama, but there are also rumors, reports, and professional moves that have everyone scratching their heads. It’s honestly pretty hard to “Keep Up with Kanye” of late.

Sinead O’Connor update: back in hospital after last week’s stay ‘totally destroyed’ her

Sinead O’Connor has been very open with the public via social media about her immediate and dire mental health struggles. Last week she alarmed millions with a video post from a motel where she revealed she’s been having suicidal thoughts for the past two years and is distraught over being estranged from most of her […]

Sinead O’Connor is safe after posting suicidal video on Facebook

50-year-old singer Sinead O’Connor sparked fears about her safety after she posted an emotional video on her Facebook page. In the video, which has racked up almost a million views, a tearful O’Connor said that she suffered from three mental illnesses and has been abandoned because of her struggles. She said she was making the video for the “millions of millions of millions of people who are just like me actually who don’t have necessarily the resources that I have in my heart or my purse for that matter.”

She said she was recording in a Travelodge in New Jersey and the video sparked concern bout her safety because she in open about having had suicidal thoughts for the past two years. An update on her Facebook page assures the public that she’s now “safe,” and “not suicidal.”

Fairytale turned tragic: Chester Bennington’s widow Talinda opens up about losing her husband

Last week Talinda Bennington lost her partner and the father of her children to suicide. She’s now sharing some emotional words about her grief with the world via Rolling Stone.

“One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero – their Daddy. We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy,” she said in a statement.