Michelle Williams Checks Herself Into Mental Health Facility For Depression

Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams has reportedly checked herself into a mental health facility for depression, Page Six confirms.

The 37-year-old has been undergoing treatment at a facility outside Los Angeles for at least several days.

Williams took to social media to confirm the news with a lengthy statement about her battle with mental health.

“For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognise when it’s time to seek help, support and guidance from those that love and care for your wellbeing,” she tweeted to fans Tuesday evening.

“Today I proudly, happily and healthily stand here as someone who will continue to always lead by example as I tirelessly advocate for the betterment of those in need,” she concluded.

The singer has always been open about her mental health struggles in an effort to spread awareness on the matter.

Last year, she spoke about depression during an interview with The Talk, in which she revealed she felt suicidal in the past.

“I didn’t know until I was in my thirties what was going on. I just thought it was growing pains,” she said at the time. “I’ve been suffering since the age of between 13 and 15. At that age, I didn’t know what to call it.”


If you would like to talk to someone about mental health, you can call the Kids Helpline (ages 5–25) on 1800 55 1800 or Headspace on 1800 650 890. If you are contemplating suicide or having suicidal thoughts, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14, or the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467. If you are in immediate danger, call 000.