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Sterling K. Brown, Taraji P. Henson Urge Mental Health Awareness

Sterling K. Brown, Taraji P. Henson Urge Mental Health Awareness
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May is Mental Health Month, and Sterling K. Brown and Taraji P. Henson are two of the celebrities lending their names and voices to the #CureStigma campaign by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), which is about battling the stigma surrounding the topic of mental health.

"My cure for stigma is listening," Brown says in a new video. "When it comes to mental health issues, so many of us feel as if we have to do something to solve someone's problem... Sometimes the best thing you can do is just listen."

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On Instagram, Taraji said mental health awareness is a topic she feels "strongly about." She goes on to say she has witnessed mental illness among family, friends, and in the workplace. "Stigma may not directly affect you, but it prevents the one in five Americans with mental health conditions from seeking help."

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More celeb ambassadors are expected to chime in throughout the month. Visit CureStigma.org to receive vital info and the Sentmoji sticker pack.

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