October 10 is World Mental Health Day!
In line with this year’s celebration, many celebrities used their platforms to raise awareness by sharing encouraging messages to help those suffering from mental health. They shared their personal experiences, a list of useful resources, and organizations where they can seek help. Many of these celebs suffered from mental health issues and overcame them while others donate to organizations dedicated to helping those in need.
Below are some of these A-listers who posted powerful messages on Sunday, October 10. Read on:
Prince William and Kate Middleton
The royals shared on Instagram, “Taking care of our mental health and wellbeing has never been more important. This #WorldMentalHealthDay we are highlighting some of the fantastic organisations providing support for those who might need it – because there is help out there.”
The supermodel wrote on Instagram, “Dealing with mental illness for most of my life, bringing awareness to the education of mental health through my platform is something that I will continue to do until our mental is just as respected as our physical. I want everyone who struggles daily to know that you are not alone.”
She also mentioned that this October, 10% of all sales of Kin Euphorics, a brand she co-founded, will be donated to an organization called Gurls Talk.
The singer wrote, “It’s World Mental Health Day and i’m beyond thrilled to team up with BetterHelp again to give away up to $5 million in free therapy.”
She added, “i acknowledge that there are very real barriers when it comes to accessing mental health resources, and while this is only one small gesture (and a much larger systemic problem remains) i wanted to do this again with @betterhelp in hopes of bringing access to a few more people and perhaps inspiring a few of you to try something new and prioritize your own healing.”
The Blink-182 drummer wrote on Instagram, “Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay and a reminder that mental health is health. It’s a reminder to take care of your body and mind and to know that it’s okay to ask for help – or, if you know someone who is struggling, to ask them if they need help.”
The singer, actress, and founder of Rare Beauty posted some very useful resources and added, “While we work to break the stigma around mental health every day, today we acknowledge #WorldMentalHealthDay– a day that raises awareness and advocates for global mental health education and investment. This year the World Federation for Mental Health highlights ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World.'”
The celeb posted on Instagram, captioning it, “Mental health awareness shouldn’t just be a one day thing. Checking in on yourself and others around you constantly is what helps bring change and improvement in our mental health. Starting @frenshe for me has really helped me dive more into my own mental health, by facing it head on and building a community where everyone can relate and not feel alone in this.”