Struggling with bipolar disorder can be isolating. You may feel that no one else understands you, and you can’t lead a productive life because of your symptoms. However, there are many successful individuals with bipolar disorder that live their life to the fullest. Seeing celebrities accomplish their goals can be motivating for you in your own life. 


By reading the following stories, you can be reminded that you can achieve anything while living with bipolar disorder.


Buzz Aldrin


The famous astronaut struggled with bipolar disorder, exacerbated by his life in the public eye. As he worked on healing, he later served as a chairman for the National Mental Health Association.


Demi Lovato


Demi Lovato was a Disney star for years before branching into their solo music career. Over the years, they have been very open about past struggles with bulimia, self-harm, and addiction. Demi has put out various documentaries discussing mental health and addiction and has continued educating others on the subject. 


David Harbour


Best known for his role in Stranger Things, the actor was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at 25 years old. He believes his mental health is tied to his spirituality, and he has won multiple awards for his role on the show while living with bipolar disorder.


Mariah Carey


Popular singer Mariah Carey was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001. She went public with her diagnosis in 2018, saying that it didn’t hold her back from doing what she loves — writing songs and making music. She also discussed the positive impact that treatment had on her life.




Halsey has been outspoken about bipolar disorder and other mental health struggles over the years. The singer has stood up for other celebrities with mental health struggles and even discussed the stigma surrounding the topic. 


Bipolar disorder is commonly discussed in public spaces, with much stigma surrounding the topic. Due to the stigma and difficulties of having bipolar disorder, many believe that they will never amount to anything. However, many celebrities have come forward with their bipolar disorder diagnoses, showing that anyone can have mental health struggles and still accomplish their dreams. At Alta Loma Transformational Services, we want to help you achieve your dreams. We show men of all ages how to overcome addiction and mental health struggles to live a life they’re proud of. Call us today to learn more at (866) 457-3843.