Johnny Crowder, vocalist for the band Dark Sermon, just released a powerful video addressing mental illness. As someone who personally suffers, he offers up a message of hope and motivation to others who suffer. You can watch the video down below. The following statement was attached to it via Upworthy:

“I am mentally ill, and I don’t care if the whole world knows it. In fact, I hope the whole world hears.” Through his writing and singing, Johnny is busting down the stigma associated with mental illness.

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