World Economic Forum and YouTube team up to discuss mental health
In our fast paced world, managing mental health has never been easy. Throw in a global pandemic and the issue becomes even more complicated. So how are people coping these days? What can everyone do to better protect their mental health?
On January 25 at 10 a.m. PT, the Global Director of Health Partnerships at YouTube, Dr. Garth Graham, is chatting with the Co-founder and CEO of Calm.com, Michael Acton Smith, plus two YouTube creators and experts on mental health.
More about them:
Kati Morton is a YouTube creator with a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She’s a licensed marriage and family therapist. Kati is known for her YouTube channel, which now has over 1 million subscribers. Kati released her first book, “Are u ok?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health” in December 2018.
Over the past eight years, Kati has leveraged social media to share mental health information worldwide through video. Her specialties include working with individuals experiencing eating disorders and self-harming behaviors, although she addresses all things related to mental health. Kati’s passion is to increase awareness about mental health. Her online community has expanded to all major internet platforms, allowing her to answer mental health questions from her followers around the world. She hopes by doing this, the global community can push for better services worldwide and remove the stigma associated with getting help.
Daniell Howell has used his platform on YouTube to speak about his real struggles with depression and sexuality. His unique mix of entertainment with the profound and deeply personal has given Dan a devoted following of fans. And he's further had impact as an activist and ambassador for the Royal Foundation charity, Young Minds
Together, Dr. Graham, Michael Smith, Kati Morton, and Dan Howell will have an honest conversation about how we, as a society, can break the stigma around mental health, globally, and create a more inclusive dialogue around these issues.
You can watch the mental health panel exclusively on the World Economic Forum’s YouTube channel.
Next week, catch Lilly Singh, Dan Howell, Danielle Bainbridge, Prajakta Koli and Bhuvan Bam on The Daily Davos recap show, covering topics such as inequality, climate change, and the future of work.