The Mental Health Coalition in association with Universal Music Group launch new Climate Change Mental Health Roadmap22 April 2022 - Press release
Launched to coincide with global Earth Day 2022, The Mental Health Coalition launches the latest in their acclaimed series of Mental Health Roadmaps, focused on Climate change, Eco-Anxiety,Climate Justice and other key issues.
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To coincide with today's global Earth Day, The Mental Health Coalition (MHC), in association with Universal Music Group (UMG) and the Universal Music All Together Now Foundation, have collaborated on the release of a new public road map to help individuals navigate the very real mental health issues surrounding climate change, eco anxiety, climate trauma, PTSD and climate justice amongst others. Whilst everyone is impacted by climate change, there are certain communities globally that are disproportionately affected, something that hasn't always been publicly acknowledged or addressed.
MHC is a coalition of the most passionate and influential organizations, brands, and individuals who have joined forces to end the stigma surrounding mental health and to change the way people talk about & care for, mental illness and to catalyze like-minded communities to work together to empower access to vital resources and necessary support for all.
In December 2020, the Coalition launched its first of many Roadmaps to Mental Health, jargon-free guides that speak to the general population in a way that normalizes, demystifies, and destigmatizes mental health. These roadmaps serve to Decode, Educate, Equip and Empower.
Thus far the MHC Roadmaps (connecting individuals w/ specific needs to specific resources), have been downloaded by, or viewed by, over 25 million people. UMG is a creative partner and supporter of MHC initiatives.
The Roadmap to Climate Change Mental Health offers a new fresh and honest perspective on one of the biggest challenges facing the world's population today.
Dr. Naomi Torres-Mackie, Clinical Psychologist and Head of Research for the Mental Health Coalition said, "We don't talk about it often enough, but climate change impacts our mental health in a major way. The fears it can bring up, though, can be managed with purposeful action. We are so glad to share this Roadmap, which is a jargon-free tool for doing just that. You can't take care of the planet without first taking care of yourself."
Susan Mazo, Executive VP of Global Corporate Social Responsibility, Events and Special Projects at Universal Music Group said, "As a partner of the MHC, we are delighted to support their valuable work in shining a spotlight on and demystifying mental health issues that are affecting billions around the world. We look forward to working with MHC and our artists to amplify this important issue and to help open up the conversation, on Earth Day and beyond."
Visit: https://www.thementalhealthcoalition.org for more information.