‘Don’t Be Afraid To Take The First Step.’ Wentworth Miller Creates Powerful Video About Depression

‘Don’t Be Afraid To Take The First Step.’ Wentworth Miller Creates Powerful Video About Depression

Thanks to movements geared to enlighten the world about mental health, more people are able to learn and talk about this intricate subject, what mental illnesses really are, and how we can help others who are facing mental health issues.

Actor Wentworth Miller, who has been vocal about his own struggles with depression and suicide, created a powerful and emotional video that explains to people how it can feel like to be depressed.

In the clip, the negative voices in the persons suffering from depression are amplified.

Miller narrates that it is estimated that each year about 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. He urges people to look for help.

‘Don’t be afraid to take the first step,’ the 44-year-old actor says. ‘Someone cares, and they are waiting to hear from you.’

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12 Comments

  1. Mandy
    September 16, 06:58 Reply

    We need more enlightenment on mental illness in Nigeria o.

  2. posh666
    September 16, 11:17 Reply

    Max aka the truth hope you are reading this we the kdians are here for you when you are ready to talk about your depression and anger issues.*Hugs*

  3. Peak
    September 16, 13:13 Reply

    Video isn’t loading, abi showing de ni.

    I ve refreshed page 4 times already, with same result. #eppme #fixit

  4. Girl James
    September 16, 14:23 Reply

    I’m slowly sinking into depression, I’ve been fighting this for a while and my girlfriend helped me through. I’ve been Happy for a while and now she’s leaving me because of church. I’m falling apart

  5. Francis
    September 16, 14:50 Reply

    Thank God my own depression no reach the stages shown in this video. Each episode of darkness never lasted long enough

  6. Bloom
    September 16, 15:16 Reply

    The darkness followed me as I grew up.

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