‘Depression is a beast to dance with’: Rose McGowan opens up in candid commentary on her mental health
Rose McGowan took to Instagram on Wednesday with a candid statement about how she’s been experiencing depression lately, but remains hopeful it will pass.
“I didn’t post because I was deeply saddened and very low,” the 47-year-old Brave author wrote. Depression is an intense beast. If you have read my book, I speak frankly [about] depression, trauma PTSD. I speak of my history with the mine who wants me to sleep forever.’
The Certaldo, Italy-born actress said depression “blocks the sun for so many of us” and added: “If this is bothering you, I want you to know you’re not alone.”
The latest: Rose McGowan, 47, took to Instagram on Wednesday with a candid statement about how she’s been experiencing depression lately, but she remains hopeful it will pass. The actress was tricked in NYC last year
The Paranormal: White Noise actress said that when writing her thoughts to herself, she emphasized that depression is a struggle that many people go through.
“I want to know I’m not the only one, no matter how loud my mind whispers, thoughts of… the sleep 30 hours a little sad. Crying & don’t know why sad. I just wanted to stop being sad.’
The Charmed actress swore she’ll ‘never bring a false front to the world and post a false joy’ [she’s] don’t feel.’
She closed with a message acknowledging her struggles and optimistic that better days are ahead.
Brave: The actress spoke openly about her mental health in the social media post
The actress was pictured on Instagram last month with sporty blonde locks
“Depression is a beast to dance with,” she wrote. “Sometimes the beast keeps your head down. But what I know is that it will be late again. For all of us.
“And the day will come when the weight of sorrow will disappear. And we will raise our faces to the sun.’
McGowan’s text post, who moved to Mexico last year, was framed against a backdrop of undergrowth and sunlight.
For people with depression, SAMHSAs The National Helpline can be reached at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) and is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365 days a year referral and information service for treatments in both English and Spanish.