Mental health advocate Michelle Williams is ‘proudly’ seeking help for her mental health.
According to the BBC, the Destiny’s Child singer has previously spoken out about her depression and is currently seeking help.
On her Instagram channel, the singer posted that she is an advocate for mental health and wellbeing, and she is encouraging others to recognise when they need help.
William’s has received support for her Instagram post by other artists, including rapper Missy Elliott.
I want to lift our sis up in prayer because there are so many people battling this & many trying to deal with it alone?Please No jokes this is REAL & as human beings let’s keep the ones who are openly dealing with it uplifted & be encouraging to them! Love u @RealMichelleW❤️ https://t.co/XJEIPkbovf
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) July 17, 2018
Health and mental health education is to be made compulsory in schools in England under new government plans.
According to The Independent, the new plan aims to address growing concerns over the mental health of young people.
Education Secretary Damian Hinds said: ‘Good physical and mental health is also at the heart of ensuring young people are ready for the adult world. By making health education compulsory we are giving young people the tools they need to be ready to thrive when they leave school.’
The government says the reform will teach children how to build mental health resilience and how to recognise when others struggling with mental health issues.
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