“[Mental health] matters just as much as our physical health,” Prince William said at a recent event in London.
“There are times when, whoever we are, it is hard to cope with challenges and when that happens, being open and honest and asking for help is life-changing.”
Prince William, along with Princess Catherine and Prince Harry, gave important speeches on destigmatizing mental illness on Jan. 17, 2017.
The royals addressed a room full of reporters at the Institute of Contemporary Arts about the necessity for all of us to reach out if we’re struggling in silence.
The royals dropped some serious truths about why this issue matters so much.
Kate explained how talking really can feel like a dose of medicine.
While continued destigmatization of mental illness shows great progress, it’s also vital that progress is reflected in the laws we live by.
Prince William is right 2017 can be a major tipping point for helping those in need of mental health services. But we should make sure the right kind of care is available to those brave enough to speak up, too.
Here’s how to tell your representative in Washington you think mental health coverage is vital and believe the Affordable Care Act should stay.