Heads Together: Find Out More
20 April 2017, 09:08 | Updated: 20 April 2017, 09:22
As William, Catherine and Harry officially open the Global Academy today, we're working with Heads Together to help people talk about mental health and wellbeing.
Heads Together aims to change the national conversation on mental health and wellbeing, and is a partnership and inspiring charities with decades of experience in tackling stigma, raising awareness and providing vital help for people with mental health challenges.
Spearheaded by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Heads Together aims to use the privilege of being Charity Of The Year for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health and to make this year’s London Marathon ‘the mental health marathon’.
Show your support
We’ve giving you exclusive early access to our Heads Together Snapchat lens - If you want to show your support by wearing a digital headband then get involved – it’s got a twist so make sure you try it with your friends or the person you talk to most about how you feel.
Once you’ve created, be sure to add our headstogether account and share with your friends (and with us), so we can show your masterpiece to the Heads Together community! Use this link or our Snapcode.
Not on Snapchat? No problem.
Two heads are better than one when it comes to our mental health. So when someone you know is going through a difficult time, it’s OK to ask how they are – and if you feel like you need to speak to someone, it’s OK to say so.
It’s not always easy to talk about how you feel. But when someone is struggling, speaking to someone they trust can make a real difference.
Help us show that it’s #oktosay by:
· Watching and sharing the films on our website
· We’d love you, your friends & followers to join the conversation and if you do use #oktosay and #headstogether so we can hear you
Stay in touch
Make sure you sign up to our newsletter as well – and we’ll keep you posted on other campaign activity (we’ve got lots of news coming up), including ways to show your support online, as well as content from marathon day – which promises to be the first mental health marathon!
The Heads Together Partners
If you're unsure who to reach out to or struggling to put into words how you're feeling, please remember our charity partners are there for you.
We work with eight different charity partners to make sure that everyone feels able to speak openly about their mental health.
· Best Beginnings
· CALM – The Campaign Against Living Miserably)
· Contact (a military mental health coalition)
· The Mix
· The Anna Freud Centre