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9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness

Posted: 10:24 AM, May 12, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-12 10:35:29-04
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness
9 celebrities who opened up about mental illness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. One in five adults in the U.S. experience mental illness in a given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

However, many people are too ashamed to seek help or share their experience.

Here's a list of 9 celebrities -- some local -- who struggle with mental illness and call for an end to stigma.