The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry show it’s #oktosay

This film captures a conversation between Their Royal Highnesses that occurred at Kensington Palace on the afternoon of Wednesday 19th April as they looked ahead to the Virgin Money London Marathon and reflected on the growth of the campaign over the last year.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry released films as part of the Heads Together mental health campaign. The films feature people from all walks of life talking, often with the person that they first opened up to, about the life changing conversation that helped them cope with their mental health problems – from anxiety, alcoholism and depression through to loneliness, trauma and bereavement.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry said:

“Since we launched Heads Together last May, we have seen time and time again that shattering stigma on mental health starts with simple conversations. When you realise that mental health problems affect your friends, neighbours, children and spouses, the walls of judgement and prejudice around these issues begin to fall. And we all know that you cannot resolve a mental health issue by staying silent.

“Attitudes to mental health are at a tipping point. We hope these films show people how simple conversations can change the direction of an entire life. Please share them with your friends and families and join us in a national conversation on mental health in the weeks ahead.”

Read the full press release here>  

Watch the films and scroll down for the full series:

Joining the #oktosay conversation

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.

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.

Help us show that it’s ok to say by:

  • Watching and sharing the films below  
  • We’d love you, your friends & followers to join the conversation and if you do use #oktosay and #headstogether so we can hear you
  • Click here for tips to help you with your conversation  

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