Michelle Williams “Proudly” Seeks Mental Health Help
Former Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams says she is going to get help for her mental health after recently revealing she suffers from depression.
Williams shared a post on Instagram, she wrote that she “listened to the same advice” that she has given others as a mental health advocate.
“For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognize when it’s time to seek help, support and guidance from those that love and care for your well being,” she wrote.
“I recently listened to the same advice I have given thousands around the world and sought help from a great team of healthcare professionals. Today I proudly, happily and healthily stand here as someone who will continue to always lead by example as I tirelessly advocate for the betterment of those in need.”
She ended her post by saying, “If you change your mind, you can change your life.”
Since posting, Williams received love and support from fellow celebrities.
Tina Knowles Lawson, the mother of Beyonce and Solange Knowles, commented on her post saying, “Michelle My Belle, I ‘m soo proud of you ! You have given unselfishly of your time and support to so many and i know that you will be the best example of self care which we all need . Keep being a warrior and an advocate for you . I love and support you with all my being.”
Missy Elliot took to Twitter to share her support for Williams and everyone else who suffers from mental health problems.
I want to lift our sis up in prayer because there are so many people battling this & many trying to deal with it alone😔Please No jokes this is REAL & as human beings let’s keep the ones who are openly dealing with it uplifted & be encouraging to them! Love u @RealMichelleW❤ https://t.co/XJEIPkbovf
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) July 17, 2018