(Sorry, that was a TERRIBLE pun, and probably a bit insensitive, which flies in the face of a lot of what this blog is trying to accomplish. But sometimes we can laugh a little too, and I just couldn't help it!)
As we continue our exploration of stigma and mental illness this month, we are taking a look at famous artists, writers and celebrities who suffer from this disease. We can't leave out Vincent Van Gogh, an extraordinary artist who lived a painful life at a time when treatment simply was not available for his diseases.
Vincent van Gogh, Dutch Post-Impressionist artist, reportedly had both clinical depression and bipolar disorder.