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Health bosses in Milton Keynes are supporting the Every Mind Matters campaign to encourage the public to be more aware of their mental health.

An introductory video promoting the platform also features narratives by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, and the Duke of Sussex Prince Harry.

The film screened on Sky, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and MTV on Monday evening.

They include the actresses Gillian Anderson and Glenn Close, singer Professor Green, former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff, television presenter Davina McCall, and Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain.

Some users expressed that the campaign was "important", but that it should be followed by an investment in mental health services. Every Mind Matters aims to help people to better handle life's ups and downs. Hancock shared: "I want to put on the record my admiration for the way that the Princes and the Duchesses have contributed to changing how our society here in the United Kingdom - and I think around the world - think about mental health, and their own bravery in speaking out about it".

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the tool will empower patients to be proactive and invest in their mental health in the same way as physical health.

That's why Mind has been helping develop Every Mind Matters, to empower people with the tools they need to deal with everyday causes of stress, anxiety, low mood and trouble sleeping.

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All of these have well evidenced impact on improving and maintaining good mental health, which can help people to get more out of life, feel and function better, have more positive relationships and manage hard times - now and in the future.

Every Mind Matters is backed by a coalition of mental health charities and champions, including Mind, Mental Health First Aid England, Time to Change, Heads Together and the Samaritans.

This new plan is available for the public and will be advised by Global Positioning System. Companies such as Nationwide and Greggs will be encouraging their staff and the public to take steps to manage their mental health by creating their own action plan.

"All over the country, millions of us face challenges to our mental health - at all ages - at all intensities, and for all sorts of reasons".

"We feel stressed, low, anxious or have trouble sleeping".

The ECB has lent its support to Public Health England's new mental health campaign Every Mind Matters. It enables them to create a personalised action plan, recommending a set of self-care actions. "There are lots of things they can do to protect themselves and prevent problems escalating, just as we do with our physical health".

"Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday 10th October, we want everyone to know there's no need to wait until they're struggling with their mental health".

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