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Michelle Williams Checks Herself Into Facility for Depression

Michelle Williams Checks Herself Into Facility for Depression

Michelle Williams has checked into a mental health facility to seek help and support in her struggle with depression.

The 37-year-old singer, best known for her work with Destiny’s Child, has been open about her struggles in the past and even revealed she was once suicidal.

“I think at the age of 25, had I had a name to what I was feeling at the time, I would have disclosed that, ‘I’ve been suffering from depression,’” Michelle said last year on The Talk. “I didn’t know until I was in my 30s what was going on…I’ve been suffering since the age of 13, I didn’t know what to call it.”

Michelle confirmed that she is seeking help in a statement to TMZ.

Click inside to read the statement…

“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 wellbeing,” she said. “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.”

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  • Lolo23

    Horrible thing to go through, hope this helps her

  • cuzjcacjo

    good for her

  • Adeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    Its very brave of her to seek help, sending her positive vibes 💚

  • Razzbender

    I thought it was the actress….

    Regardless. Hope she gets help and is out sooner rather than later.

    Also this is nothing to be proud of, like another outlet is claiming. What is there to be proud of about mental illness or depression??