Category: Celebrities

Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt talk about battling depression

WASHINGTON — Allison Schmitt hates public speaking. But the Olympic swimmer shared her story of battling depression in a packed auditorium Thursday night as part of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. “I get sweaty hands; I feel like I’m going to throw up. I never want to speak in front of people,” said Schmitt, […]

What two ex-QBs learned after attempting suicide

Last summer Erik Kramer purchased a gun at a store in Simi Valley, Calif., a SIG Sauer 9mm that he received after filling out some paperwork and waiting the required 10 days. He’d enjoyed fishing, but had never hunted. He was so unsure of his marksmanship that he showed up at a range near his […]

Watch Bruce Springsteen’s Revealing Interview With ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

Bruce Springsteen sat down for an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, with the E Street rocker discussing his bout with depression, Clarence Clemons and his upcoming autobiography Born to Run. Bruce Springsteen Talks Throat Surgery, Depression, New Music Musician opens up about his troubled relationship with his father, family’s history of mental illness ahead of new […]

Demi Lovato Talks Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery – ABC News

At one time, pop star Demi Lovato doubted whether she would make it to age 21. Now, the former Disney star, 23, is not only topping the charts, but speaking out on the mental health, addiction and body image issues. In an interview with American Way magazine, Lovato opened up about the struggles she has […]