While mental health is more discussed on TV and online, it’s still something that is very much stigmatized, especially therapy.
What contributed to her depression were the comments that she was receiving online and was engaging in negative self-talk. She started to believe what was being said about her—that she was a bad actress or that she was fat. Turner couldn’t get out of the bed in the morning, or even leave the house and she had to learn to truly love herself. With the help of her husband, Joe Jonas, and therapy, she was able to work through it.
There is no shame in talking about your struggles and we’re so happy that Sophie is using her platform to erase the stigma. The less taboo something is, the more talked about it will be and the more people will be willing to discuss their issues and seek help. We all experience the ups and downs of life, but when it’s consuming you, that’s when you need to take action.