10 Male Celebs Who Are Changing The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Dangerous. Undeserving. Incompetent. There are a slew of misleading and inaccurate stigmas surrounding those who suffer from mental disorders — and unsurprisingly, the media is mostly to blame. Over the years, research has suggested that most film and TV portrayals of psychological disorders are either stereotypical, negative, or downright wrong. What’s more, when it comes to men who suffer from mental health issues, the stereotypes are even more prevalent, suggesting that guys who deal with these conditions are “weak” or “not masculine.”  But not anymore.  More than a handful of male celebs have recently opened up about their personal experiences with mental health issues, shutting down the negative stigmas and becoming advocates for change. Take a look at who they are below.

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