Selena Gomez reflects on her mental health journey in a chat with Kamala Harris

Selena Gomez knows how much people are hurting nowadays and she wants to come to their aid in a big way, with a little help from a new friend. The 28-year-old recalls her own mental health journey as she chats remotely with Democratic Senator and Vice Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris in a video posted on the singer's Instagram, less than a week before the 2020 U.S. election. During the talk, Harris says that she and Presidential Candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden are fighting to hold onto the Affordable Care Act and expand it. To which, Gomez replied, "I myself have shared my story about my mental health journey and I just read too much about how deep this country is being affected mentally." Selena has been very open about her health struggles. In 2018, the singer spent time in treatment centers to seek help for issues related to anxiety and depression. In their chat, Harris also said that Gomez has become "an incredible voice on the issue of lupus," which "disproportionally affects women of colour."