(CNN) – Chiara de Blasio, daughter of New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, has struggled with clinical depression and drug abuse, the 19-year-old revealed in a YouTube video posted Christmas Eve.
"I've had depression, like clinical depression, for my entire adolescence," de Blasio says in the video. "It made it easier, the more I drank and did drugs, to share some common ground with people that I wouldn't have. It didn't start out as a huge thing for me but then it became a really huge thing for me."
Depression and substance abuse, better known as the Limbaugh Syndrome.
I wish her well...
I respect her honesty .
She is a very courageous young lady .
I'm so glad depression , mental illness , substance abuse is FINALLY BEING TALKED ABOUT OPENLY .
Blind aggression toward all things not Democratic, better known as Tampon Tim Syndrome.