Deepika Padukone continues her mental health awareness campaign on social media: You can't 'snap out' of depression
Deepika Padukone started voicing her opinion on the importance of mental health through her The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLLF) in June 2015.
Deepika Padukone on Saturday emphasised that people suffering from depression cannot 'snap out' of the condition.
Padukone had started a mental health awareness series on social media after actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide in Mumbai.
Here are her posts
— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) June 20, 2020
— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) June 19, 2020
— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) June 16, 2020
The Chhapaak actress had started talking about the importance of mental health awareness through her The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLLF) in June 2015. She has since launched nationwide awareness as well as destigmatisation campaigns.
After Rajput's passing, Padukone had shared a statement on social media in which she reiterated the need to talk, communicate, and reach out to those who may be depressed or battling from mental illnesses.
In January this year, she was honoured with the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum in Davos for her contribution in the field of mental health.
She even launched a a wellness guide for people struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic this May. She also urged people not to hesitate to seek support when going through emotional turmoil.
(With inputs from Asian News International)
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