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7 Women in Hollywood Who've Battled Depression

In the United States, depression affects nearly 1 in 10 Americans — with the number of those diagnosed with the illness increasing by 20 percent each year, according to Healthline.com. Read More »

Actress Mara Wilson Raises Awareness for Mental Illness

Mara Wilson has teamed up with Project UROK in an effort to raise awareness about mental health among youths. The nonprofit organization, founded by comedian Jenny Jaffe, focuses on helping teens who suffer from mental illnesses. Read More »