Deepika Padukone releases a strong statement about mental illness
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Deepika Padukone had come out in the open about her struggle with depression a few years back and the actress has never shied away from expressing the need to talk about the importance of mental health in public. Today, the entire first industry stood stumped as the news of Sushant Singh Rajput committing suicide broke out. The actor was reportedly suffering from depression and hanged himself at his Bandra residence. After this news came out several celebrities spoke about the importance of being there for your loved ones in times of distress and sent their condolences for Sushant’s family.
But Deepika had something important to say about the whole incident. The actress put a post on social media about mental health and the need to communicate in such grave times. She wrote, “As a person who has had a lived experience with mental illness, I cannot stress enough about the importance of reaching out. Talk. Communicate. Express. Seek help. Remember, you are not alone. We are in this together. And most importantly, there is hope.”