Famous Rainbow Minds

 

In recent years some very well known people have spoken out about their own episodes of mental illness. They are helping to reduce the stigma attached to imbalance of the mind, and showing the world that brilliance can exist beyond the battle.

Here are the words of just a few:

 
Other inspirational people living and passed who are documented as having suffered from mental illness include: Nina Simone, Frida Kahlo, Mark Twain, Carmen Miranda, Leonard Bernstein, Marie Curie, Karen Carpenter, Ben Stiller, Vincent Van Gogh, Ernest Hemingway, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Marilyn Monroe, Audra McDonald, Jay-Z, Carrie Fisher, John Mayer, J.K. Rowling, Stephen Fry, Selena Gomez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Fearne Cotton, David Walliams, Pablo Picasso and Tennessee Williams to name only a few.