It's not that we need to make mental health and depression less taboo. It's that we need stop only showing the highlights of our life. We need to stop presenting as if everything is perfect. Actually, we need to stop presenting period.
Before social media, our form of self-expression was art. And if you made everything in art all sunshine and smiles, people would rightfully criticize you for not getting it right.
But I get it. Social media isn't art. It serves as a mini PR campaign for each individual. Everyone who has an Instagram is a Social Media Manager. And as a Social Media Manager, why in the world would you advertise warts and scars?