The Drew Barrymore mental institution refers to the mental health institution when the actress named Drew Barrymore was placed in as a teenager. If you want to know about her story, keep reading the post until the end.
In order to celebrate the premiere of Season 2 of the show called The Drew Barrymore Show, the actress and the talk show host named Drew Barrymore had toured around Los Angeles. In the mid of the tour, she decided to stop at the institution where she spent time as a child. She shared about her experience and discussed how the dark times that made her now.
When she was a child, Drew Barrymore said she was a wild and had no control over herself. She just did not know what to do with herself. At the time, she was taken to the mental health institution in the middle of the night and those who came with her left her and she was at the place for a year and half.
Just like some popular celebrities, Drew Barrymore has also been so open about her past life. She admitted about spending her life at the institution called the Van Nuys Psychiatric Hospital when she was just 13 years old. She recalled that those in the place were thrown in the padded room and some other ones were put in stretcher restraints and tied up.
She said that it is important for her to share her story and experience with the public to remind that the one with fancy outfit, nice hair, and nice makeup can get into something that no one ever expected. She said that her dark life is still part of her and she wants everyone to know that she has been through things and she have recovered from everything. Actually, it is a bit embarrassing for her but she is so proud of herself who could get out of the darkness and now all that she has is happy times.
Drew Barrymore said that she feels relieved to come to the institution again after so long and to see how far she has come and she is once again proud of herself. She said that life is so wonderful compared to her time in the institution. She actually cannot not believe that she can revisit the place with her new side when in the past she thought she would be there forever. She just never thought that she was going to out of the place and go to something better. She is currently happy with all the things in her life and she is low key thankful to be able to experience something in the institution.
Van Nuys Behavioral Helath Hospital is located at 14433 Emelita St, Van Nuys, CA 91401, United States. According to Prospect Medical, the one that operates the Southern California Behavior Health Hospital at Van Nuys, this place does not exist anymore. However, the profile about it is still able to be found easily on Google.
Mental health is really no joke and it can affect anyone, including popular stars with big homes, big bank accounts, fancy cars, and tons of fans. When some people think that the life of popular celebrities is perfect, they do not know that the reality can be different from what is shown to the public. Celebrity life is like a show and most of them live behind the mask and have different life. There is nobody that can run from the mental health issues. It has been known that celebrities also have their worst and dark times and some of them are open about it and feel proud of themselves and want people to take a lesson from their story. Aside from Drew Barrymore, there are a lot of celebrities who have opened up about their struggles with depression, anxiety, and mental health, including Kristen Bell, Ryan Reynolds, Mariah Carey, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Chrissy Teigen, Kerry Washington, Adele, Lena Dunham, Carson Daly, Dolly Parton, Lady Gaga, Meghan Markle, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Brooke Shields, Carrie Fisher, Chris Evans, Gabourey Sidibe, Kelly Clarkson, Amanda Seyfried, Winona Ryder, Demi Lovato, Mrs Hinch, Bryony Gordon, Matt Haig, Michael Phelps, Zayn Malik, Katy Perry, Jon Hamm, Bruce Spingsteen, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd, Naomi Judd, Ryan Phillippe, J. K. Rowling, Sheryl Crow, Terry Bradshaw, Buzz Aldrin, Tipper Gore, Wayne Brady, Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, Kendall Jenner, Beyonce, Michelle Williams, Miley Cyrus, Lena Dunham, Dakota Johnson, Emma Stone, Gina Rodriguez, Carrie Fisher, Ellen DeGeneres, Jared Padalecki, Lili Reinhart, Nicki Minaj, Olivia Munn, Ellie Goulding, Selena Gomez, Sarah Silverman, Kerry Washington, Halle Berry, Camila Mendes, Princess Diana, Prince Harry, Cara Delevingne, Glenn Close, Zendaya, Kristen Stewart, Steve Young, Donny Osmond, Dan Reynolds, Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Radcliffe, and many more.
If you or the one that is close to you show the signs of having a mental health, it might be a good idea to seek help before anything late and before things get worse. Do not shy and afraid consulting with the professionals for the sake of your own. Do not bother of what the other people might think about you as you know it is for your best. There are a lot of places for you to visit to get consult a thing and to get a treatment. You can find one near your place by browsing through an internet. Finding the one near your place is best.
You can tell your family, friend, or your partner if you want and ask them to accompany you. Do not hesitate to ask them as the support is everything that you deserve. It might take a long time and a few or a lot of treatments to fix everything but it is actually does not matter as long as you want to overcome from the situation and to be better. Do not give up and believe that there is always a light after the darkness. Life is suck but it could be better if you try.