Prince William and Kate Middleton narrate film about mental health during COVID-19 lockdown
Kate Middleton and Prince William have lent their voices to a new film that aims to help people during the coronavirus crises.
The film – which will be out on April 20 and made public on the Every Mind Matters website – deals with issues such as anxiety, stress and difficulties sleeping during the pandemic.
In the film, the royal couple say:
“All over the country people are staying at home to protect the NHS and save lives. It’s not always easy. We can feel frustrated, miss loved ones or get anxious. So now, more than ever, Every Mind Matters. There are things we can all do to look after our mental wellbeing at this time.”
“Every Mind Matters can help get you started with your NHS online plan. Showing you simple steps to help deal with stress, boost your mood and feel on top of things. Search Every Mind Matters to get your action plan today. We’re in this together.”
News of the narration came after the couple appeared in a rare joiunt interview from their home, talking about the mental health pressures that health workers and caregivers are under.
New figures revealed that 82.5 per cent of those in the UK are worried about the effect of the coronavirus, while another 53 per cent said it was affecting their mental wellbeing.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chaired a roundtable with mental health experts last week.
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