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Robin Williams' daughter remembers dad on World Mental Health Day

Robin Williams' daughter Zelda paid tribute to her dad on Friday (10Oct14), remembering the tragic funnyman's battle with depression on World Mental Health Day.

Zelda Williams posted a series of tweets in a bid to raise awareness for several charities she and her late father supported.


She wrote, "Mental illness is often misunderstood & misrepresented, but that's starting to change. Let's end the stigma... Mental health is as important as physical health, & whether there are visible signs or not, the suffering is real. It can affect everyone.


"So please, let's help stop the misconceptions & support those who need our help. Healing the whole starts with healing minds. Some wonderful mental health charities: supportbarrow.org, afsp.org, narsad.org, and hopeforthewarriors.org.


"No matter what the misinformed say, you can't simply choose to make mental illness go away. It is not cowardly to suffer or seek help."


She added, "Lastly, my dad openly fought depression his whole life, both in general and his own (sic). No matter what anyone says, it is a fight. Fight on."


Mrs. Doubtfire star Robin Williams committed suicide at his home in California in August (14).