Inspiration

Finding confidence in one's self and their judgement is an essential part of being a healthy individual; however, it can also help to have people to remind one of what has been and can be achieved (not just by others, but in one's own life).  This can be especially important if one has a psychological condition, as harmful stigma regarding the judgement, ability to perform in general, work, or be independent, is notable (as is self-stigma).


With such in mind, the following individuals are presented to provide inspiration, as examples of what can be done by those with a psychological condition - and also to show that such individuals are much more numerous, well-known, and capable than most might know or think.


However, Kalamazoo Hope believes that ultimately, an individual should seek to be themself and find who they are, not try to mimic other individuals.  

For screen readers: an image of five plants in stages of healthy growth, starting with a sprout

Historical Individuals

A-Ca

Co-Fo

Co-Fo

· Dan Aykroyd - Autism Spectrum Disorder, Tourette's
 

· Buzz Aldrin - Addiction, Depression


· Gillian Anderson - acknowledged having condition

 

· Mayim Bialik - Depression


· Mariah Carey - Bipolar Disorder

Co-Fo

Co-Fo

Co-Fo

 · Katie Couric - Bulimia
 

· Ellen DeGeneres - Depression
 

· Leonardo DiCaprio - OCD
 

· Carrie Fisher - Addiction, Bipolar Disorder
 

· Jane Fonda - Bulimia 

G-Ja

Co-Fo

G-Ja

  · Lady Gaga - PTSD 

 

· Selena Gomez - Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks


· Halsey - Bipolar Disorder

 

· Prince Harry - acknowledged having condition 


· Janet Jackson - Depression

Ja-N

Ja-N

G-Ja

  · Samuel L. Jackson - Addiction
 

· Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson - Depression
 

· Jack Kerouac - Schizoid Personality
 

· Evanna Lynch - Anorexia Nervosa


· John Nash - Schizophrenia 

P-Re

Ja-N

P-Re

  · Gwyneth Paltrow - Postpartum Depression
 

· Michael Phelps - Addiction, Anxiety, Depression
 

· Ronald Reagan - Alzheimer's
 

· Ryan Reynolds - Anxiety, Depression
 

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S-Z

Ja-N

P-Re

  · Brooke Shields - Postpartum Depression
 

· Emma Stone - Anxiety, Panic Attacks
 

· Princess Victoria - Anorexia Nervosa
 

· Robin Williams - Lewy Body Dementia
 

· Serena Williams - Postpartum Depression