Mental health is a serious thing, and everyone has their ways of dealing with difficult times, but sometimes it can be difficult to really understand.
Is there a specific fictional character who really helped you to understand what you were going through?
Did Sadness help you to understand your own sadness?
Or did you find yourself relating to the characters of Silver Linings Playbook?
Tell us which character helped you to understand your mental illness and why, and your submission could be featured in a future BuzzFeed post.
If you'd like your submission to be anonymous, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.