Actor Riteish Deshmukh says its OK to talk about mental health issues
Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh has urged people with mental health issues to seek help. He is supporting a campaign called #StampOutStigma.
To show his support, he tweeted a photograph of himself holding a placard that said -
It's ok to not be ok, but it's not ok to not seek help. Let's #StampOutStigma against mental health. Take a photo with a placard that says 'It's ok to not be ok' & challenge your friends to do the same. I challenge Harsh Goenka, Ajinkya Rahane and Aaditya Thackeray to raise their voice - Riteish Deshmukh, Actor
The person behind the #StampOutStigma is activist Neerja Birla. The campaign aims to reduce the stigma and discrimination towards people who experience mental health problems by raising awareness amongst the public.