The Mix partners on the launch of Here4You
The Mix partners on the launch of Here4You, with the screening of a groundbreaking film presented by Roman Kemp to help young people tackle mental health issues
Monday 15th January, 2024: Today, TV and radio star Roman Kemp was joined by a number of VIP guests, The Mix and other mental health charities and school children for an exclusive screening of a short film, which launched the Here4You charity campaign.
Presenter and singer Frankie Bridge and CBBC presenter Evie Pickerill attended the launch at Vue cinema, in London’s Leicester Square. Plus, Roman’s sister, Harley, was at the Here4You launch to support her brother and the initiative.
For the first time ever, Here4You brought together six leading mental health charities which support young people, to tackle the UK’s youth mental health crisis: The Mix, Shout, YoungMinds, Place2Be, Joe’s Buddy Line and Mind.
Aimed at 11-14-year-olds, the short film fronted by Roman, features celebrities including footballer Harry Kane, actor Lenny Rush, Dr. Ranj and Dr. Punam Krishan, as well as a candid chat and special performance from singer-songwriter Tom Grennan.
The film also includes young people sharing their experiences of anxiety and depression and gives practical tips and advice on improving emotional wellbeing and signposts the help and support available, so no young person feels alone with their mental health.
Secondary schools throughout the country have been invited to watch the film from 8.30am on 25th January 2024, in an unparalleled broadcast event aimed at improving young people’s wellbeing and meeting mental health issues head on. The film has been offered to over 4000 schools and more than 35,000 teaching professionals and will be available on YouTube and ITVX, as well as First News Education TV and Mirror.co.uk
For further information on Here4You and how you can donate to make a real difference to young lives up and down the country, go to Here4you.co.uk
Here4You, a not-for-profit campaign, is supported by The Walt Disney Company UK. Other companies supporting the initiative include media partner, The Mirror, social media partner, Komi, ITVX, BBC, Capital and VUE.
The Here4You film is available to schools from 25th January.
Published on 12-Jan-2024
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