Melanie du Bois. (Danie Odendaal Productions)
"I have bipolar disorder. There's no shame. I have survived and came out stronger," the actress wrote on Instagram.
According to Melanie, some days are better than others. Even though she might feel very happy today, she never knows what tomorrow might bring.
"You have to break down the negative stigma surrounding the disease. People need to realise that it is a disease like cancer. I'm not crazy," she told the publication.