Daniel Howell, Emma Blackery And Other YouTubers Got Real About Mental Health
10 October 2017, 10:55 | Updated: 6 November 2017, 09:43
Today is is the 2017 World Mental Health Day. Here's how your favourite creators marked the day and what they had to say about mental health
World Mental Health Day is here again. As you likely no, mental health is an issue that a lot of YouTubers and online creators take very seriously. Here's what well-known creators had to say about the importance of mental health and mental health education on this year's WMHD:
It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay2017!— Oli White (@OliWhiteTV) October 10, 2017
Spread the word, be kind to one another. You never know how much a little kindness might help someone. ❤
text 'YMHY17 £3' to 70070 (UK) to raise money for @YoungMindsUK! i'm actually wearing colour for this so i expect to see you all do it too.— Daniel Howell (@danielhowell) October 9, 2017
Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it isn't there/doesn't exist. You never know what battle some1 is facing. #WorldMentalHealthDay— Em Sheldon (@emshelx) October 10, 2017
Today on #WorldMentalHealthDay, keep the conversation going. The only way to cement change is to educate. Mental health shouldn’t be taboo.— Emma Blackery (@emmablackery) October 10, 2017
All I can do, as an entertainer and public figure, is show you what life with mental illness can look like and urge you to seek expert help.— TomSka (@thetomska) October 10, 2017
If you broke your ankle you wouldn't feel weak for going to the hospital for help. I hope one day we all feel the same about mental health.— Spelliot Ghost (@ElliotExplicit) October 10, 2017
I could tweet all day long but some advice for you right now is; you don't have to be strong everyday. #WorldMentalHealthDay— Gracie (@GraceFVictory) October 10, 2017
I promise you are not alone. Talk to someone. Preferably talk to someone other than yourself. #WorldMentalHealthDay— Ash (@AshleyNHorne) October 10, 2017
Inspiring words from inspiring people. We will update this list as the day rolls on, but hopefully you've seen something that inspires you.
Your mental health is crucially important. You can visit Mind to get more information about mental health queries. If you need urgent help, contact The Samaritans. There is no need to suffer in silence.