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#MentalHealthMinute 2020 on Stray FM

#MentalHealthMinute 2020 on Stray FM

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 6:31am 18th May 2020.

Stray FM supports Mental Health Minute 2020

  • Stray FM will join radio stations across the UK for a special message to raise awareness of mental health issues.
  • The Mental Health Minute will be broadcast at 10.59am today (Monday, 18 May) and will include famous voices.
  • Last year it reached more than 20 million people and featured The Duke of Cambridge among others.

Today (Monday, 18 May) is the third year of the Mental Health Minute.

The message will be broadcast at 10.59am, joining people across the UK together to promote the idea of looking after our mental wellbeing.

Last year, more than 500 radio stations simultaneously broadcast the message.

The #MentalHealthMinute in 2019 was voiced by famous faces including HRH The Duke of Cambridge, actor Stephen Fry, popstar Katy Perry and Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon amongst others.

The campaign marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 in the UK.

Stephen Fry Mental Health Minute 2019

It's being led by industry body Radiocentre and supported by The Royal Foundation, produced by content agency Somethin’ Else.

Siobhan Kenny, Chief Executive at Radiocentre, said:

"Radio is coming together to shine a light on the important issue of mental health. Radio is unique in being both fantastically intimate and yet part of a shared experience. As well as providing company and fun, radio can be an important lifeline for listeners. It is therefore an obvious choice for us all to come together to talk about the things that matter most in our lives."