“I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere. I was crying constantly.”


Struggles with mental health doesn’t discriminate. He has fame, money, and a successful career, but 45-year-old Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is opening up for the first time about his battle with mental health.


The star reveals his depression began as a child when he was living in poverty and after he witnessed his mother attempt suicide when he was just 15 years old.  Speaking to the Express, he revealed: “She got out of the car on the Interstate 65 in Nashville and walked into oncoming traffic. Big rigs and cars were swerving out the way. I grabbed her and pulled her back on the gravel shoulder of the road.


If you follow him today on Instagram, The Rock has used adversity in his life to help inspire others, inspiring his millions of fans.


We both healed but we’ve always got to do our best to pay attention when other people are in pain,” he added. “We have to help them through it and remind them they are not alone.”



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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson reveals battle with depression after his mum’s failed suicide attempt



If you’re struggling, know that you’re not alone and there’s absolutely no shame in getting help. It all starts with a conversation.




-Kevin and Sonia




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