Deepika Padukone shares an Important Message about Mental Illness on World Mental Heath Day

Deepika Padukone shared her experience that how she has struggled with depression on the World Mental Health Day.
In a video posted by her on her instagram account, she discusses being diagnosed with depression in 2014 and the need to fight with the depression.

In 2014, I was diagnosed with clinical depression,” Padukone said . 90% of India’s population is unaware of what they’re experiencing mentally & emotionally.There are others who refuse to seek help due to the stigma attached to mental illnesses.In 2014,i shared my story.Today I urge you to share yours too using the hashtag #NotAshamed
Padukone is encouraging and urges others to feel free to share their stories about their mental illness.

Since she has been a survivor of depression, she is involved in spreading awareness about mental illness, also founded the Live Love Laugh Foundation to promote mental health care.

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