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11 Celebrities Who Have Overcome Depression

#10. Jon Hamm: ‘You have to manage your life in the only way you know how in a respectful and proper way.’

Jon Hamm: Darkness Behind the Tall, Dark, and Handsome

Source: everyday health

We cannot imagine Mad Men without the major figure – Don Draper.  The actor who portrayed this pioneer in advertising is a holder of a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Drama in 2008 and of a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2015. Sadly, Hamm had a difficult childhood, since he lost his mother at the age of 10 and he practically grow up without having the support of a mom in his life. Read more about his battle with depression:

“I did do therapy and antidepressants for a brief period, which helped me. Which is what therapy does: it gives you another perspective when you are so lost in your own spiral, your own bullshit. It helps. And honestly? Antidepressants help! If you can change your brain chemistry enough to think: ‘I want to get up in the morning; I don’t want to sleep until four in the afternoon. I want to get up and go do my shit and go to work and…’ Reset the auto-meter, kick-start the engine!”

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