MusiCares Co-Founds First National Mental Health Action Day With MTV & Others
MusiCares and a group of 193 nonprofits, brands and influential leaders—including MTV—are banding together to launch the first-ever Mental Health Action Day. The day, which is set to be recognized every year on May 20, aims to provide tools and resources to drive mental health awareness toward action.
Experts have warned that COVID-19 has taken a toll on millions of people, both uncovering new mental health issues and making existing challenges worse. Between awareness and action, many fall through the cracks—particularly those who have been marginalized or underserved by existing institutions. Hence, Mental Health Action Day was born.
This open-source movement aims to inspire people to make practical changes that will foster mental health—from starting a meditation practice to simply reaching out to a friend. Visit MentalHealthActionDay.org for tools and resources. The full list of partners can be viewed here.