Affecting an estimated 4.4 percent of U.S. adults in their lifetimes, bipolar disorder causes severe changes in energy level and mood that can make day-to-day life extremely difficult without treatment. And while there’s no single solution to tackling the disorder, there’s more information about it now than ever before.
Most recently, Selena Gomez has been talking about her bipolar diagnosis and treatment experience, a time in her life that she might also talk about in her upcoming Apple TV+ documentary, “Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me.” The film, which drops November 4, gives fans an inside look into what Selena’s life has been like over the past few years and how her mental health struggles shifted her world.
Other stars, like Mariah Carey, Demi Lovato, and Halsey, have also been raising awareness about the disorder and its unique challenges. Read on for the stories of 18 celebs, including Selena, who have spoken out about their experiences and how they’ve managed it over the years.