Deepika Padukone, who battled depression, unravels truth about mental health
Mumbai : Deepika Padukone, who has battled depression and runs a foundation for mental health, on Saturday shared must-read notes on social media, easing out process to normalise the conversation around mental health.
Deepika tweeted: "You cannot 'snap out' of depression." Deepika's tweet was part of the "Repeat after me" series, which she started after the actor Sushant Singh Rajput allegedly committed suicide under depression. The 'Kai Po Che' actor was found dead at his Mumbai residence on June 14. The police say that he died by suicide - the police are carrying out an investigation.
Deepika had featured with him in a song from his movie Raabta.
On Friday, Deepika shared two notes on mental health, writing: "Depression is not the same as 'sadness'" and "Feeling depressed is not the same as feeling 'sad'." In more notes previously, Deepika had added: "Depression is an illness like any other illness such as Cancer and Diabetes."
In a post on the day of Sushant Singh Rajput's death, Deepika stressed on "the importance of reaching out."