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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Gets Real About His Struggle With Depression Following His Mother's Suicide Attempt: 'I Was Crying Constantly'

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Even the toughest people can break down.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is being commended for opening up about his battle with depression when he was 15 years old.

Related: The Rock's 2-Year-Old Daughter Had A 'Scary' Medical Incident

The Rampage star got candid about his struggle one month after sharing the story of his mother's suicide attempt on his Instagram page, revealing that the close call severely affected his mental health.

He explained to The Express:

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Demi Lovato Reveals She Was Suicidal At 7 Years Old & Shares Words Of Encouragement In Candid Dr. Phil Interview About Mental Health

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Demi Lovato has developed many tactics to deal with suicidal urges, as she's been battling her own inner demons for most of her life.

The pop star sat down with Dr. Phil for a candid chat about her mental health on Tuesday, and she revealed how she first felt suicidal as a young child.

Video: Demi Helps Q-Tip Cover Don't Go Breaking My Heart!

Admitting her "fascination with death," she acknowledged:

"The very first time I was suicidal was when I was seven. I had this fascination with death. I have experienced things that I have not talked about, and I don't know if I ever will talk about. But at seven, I knew that if I were to take my own life, that the pain would end."

Demi said her suicidal urges "came back when [she] was bullied" during several other periods in her life when she was dealing with crippling mental health issues.

She explained:

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Francia Raisa Reveals She & Selena Gomez 'Went Through A Depression' After Kidney Transplant

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In a new interview with SELF magazine, Francia Raisa continued to open up on the "very hard" process of donating her kidney to BFF Selena Gomez. Not only was it physically hard on the duo, but the actress recounted how they "both went through a depression" following the transplant.

Watch (above) as the 29-year-old dishes on their scars and more!

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Heather Locklear's Friends Say They Can't Force Her To Seek Help: 'She Has To Be Ready To Fix It Herself'

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Heather Locklear's friends are hoping she can turn things around.

As we reported, the actress was arrested on Sunday for felony domestic violence and battery on a police officer — an incident her loved ones are hoping will encourage her to seek treatment.

Sources say the 56-year-old "knows help is available" for her battles with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse, as she has previously sought treatment over the years.

Related: Catelynn Lowell Checks Out Of Rehab Amid Miscarriage

However, those close to Locklear are well aware they can't force her to seek help; she has to make the decision herself.

An insider explained to People:

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Selena Gomez Admits Her Anxiety & Depression Struggles Will Be With Her For The Rest Of Her Life

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Selena Gomez will always have to put her health first.

Not only will the Fetish singer have to monitor her physical health due to her lupus diagnosis, but she'll always be aware of her depression and anxiety issues. The former Disney darling addressed this point for the March cover story of Harper's Bazaar.

Related: Selena Isn't "Afraid Or Ashamed" To Seek Treatment

As you surely know, the hitmaker just completed a two week stint at a mental health treatment facility and is said to be feeling "great." And while the 25-year-old is clearly in a good place, Gomez doesn't believe her anxiety and depression battles are over.

For a candid chat with the fashion mag, Selena admitted:

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Selena Gomez Is 'Not Afraid Or Ashamed' To Seek Treatment At A Mental Health Facility

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Selena Gomez is making herself her number one priority.

As we reported, the Wolves singer voluntarily checked herself into a New York treatment facility for two weeks in January, where she worked on mental wellness and empowerment.

Additionally, flame Justin Bieber "knew about it and was supportive," though her decision to seek help "had nothing to do with him."

On Friday, more details are surfacing about the 25-year-old's wellness program, and why she decided to check-in.

Related: Charlie Puth Admits He Had A Relationship With Selena

According to an ET Online source, the main reason why the actress sought treatment is NOT because she's "in a bad place," but because "she knows her health and wellness require ongoing maintenance." The insider reveals:

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