Riteish takes a stand on mental health

Mumbai, March 7:  Actor Riteish Deshmukh has urged people with mental health issues to seek help. He has supported a campaign called #StampOutStigma. As a part of this, he tweeted a photograph of himself holding a placard that reads: "It's ok to not be ok but it's not ok to not seek help". Riteish wrote: "Let's #StampOutStigma against mental health. Take a photo with a placard that says 'It's ok to not be ok' & challenge your friends to do the same. I challenge Harsh Goenka, Ajinkya Rahane and Aaditya Thackeray to raise their voice." The actor also thanked activist Neerja Birla for being the force behind the campaign, aimed at reducing the stigma and discrimination towards people who experience mental health problems by raising awareness amongst the general public.

IANS