Duchess Kate Does PSA for Children’s Mental Health Awareness

Kate discusses the stigma surround mental health and the lack of support services available for children.

February 17, 2015

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is advocating for children’s mental health awareness in a new public service announcement for U.K. non-profit Place2Be.

According to their website, Place2Be is the “leading U.K. provider of school-based mental health support.”

In the video above, Kate discusses the stigma surround mental health and the lack of support services available for children. Kate also talks about the issue of bullying.

Prince William and Kate are expecting their second child. The royal couples first child, George, is one and a half years old.

Autism Speaks applauds Duchess Kate’s advocacy of this crucial issue. As a group, children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a higher rate of mental health disorders than that of the general population. Read more here.


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