This year has been challenging, not only in regards to our physical well being with COVID-19, but also mentally. The pandemic lockdown has been a triggering time for many who struggle with their mental health, which is why honoring this past Saturday's World Mental Health Awareness Day is so important.
In our community, we are surrounded by outstanding artists who use their platform to share resources, personal stories, and more in regards to mental health. It's vital these messages reach the masses, so people understand they are not alone in this fight. Below are five artists who are doing their part.
Diplo partnered with TikTok to host a live meditative experience in honor of Mental Health Awareness Day. The "Diplo & Secular Sabbath with Rhye - Looking For Me(ntal Health Awareness) LIVE" stream raised funds for the JED Foundation, an organization that empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.
The esteemed artist shared her insight on mental health, stating it should be observed everyday. This is true. Taking care of yourself is a 365 day effort, and should always be made priority.
mental health day should be every day I love u all— ALISON WONDERLAND (@awonderland) October 11, 2020
The Colorado-based producer shared an inspiring message to his fans, calling on them to check in on their loved ones. You never know who's life you could change just through kindness.
The cake-throwing legend shared with his fans a way to boost your serotonin for Mental Health Awareness Day. His advice? Get out and move!
The bass titan shared resources for you or any loved ones who need a helping hand when dealing with Mental Health or substance abuse issues. Please share these!
Here’s a list of resources for mental health in case you need them, there is no shame in reaching out!https://t.co/SvQzmzLV0L— Excision (@Excision) October 10, 2020