Audacy Celebrates: Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and promoting understanding of mental health conditions. This month-long observance aims to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness, increase access to mental health resources, and encourage people to prioritize their mental well-being.
The Importance of Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental health is a critical aspect of overall health and well-being. According to the World Health Organization, one in four people will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point. Despite this, mental health remains stigmatized in many communities, leading to feelings of shame and isolation for those who experience mental health challenges.
Mental Health Awareness Month is an opportunity to start a conversation about mental health and to reduce the stigma surrounding it. By raising awareness and promoting understanding of mental health conditions, we can help break down the barriers that prevent people from seeking help.
Audacy’s Support: I’m Listening
“I’m Listening,” Audacy’s flagship program created on the belief that the power of talk saves lives, is continuously committed to delivering more mental health conversations, resources and pathways to help over 200 million listeners. We are trusted companions and loyal friends to our listeners. We know the power of talk saves lives. We meet people where they are and assure them it’s okay to not be okay.
Each year, Audacy activates “I’m Listening” through national campaigns featuring artists, celebrities, and athletes who share their experiences with mental health. Partnering with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), these events help raise awareness and support of issues that we all face in our daily lives.
Audacy’s I’m Listening Mental Health Mix
Check out Audacy’s I’m Listening Mental Health Mix…your ultimate curated listening experience, tailored to keeping your mood in mind. From artists that have taken a stance on mental health advocacy to songs by everyone from Demi Lovato to Pearl Jam that perfectly describe our spectrum of emotions, this station is a collection of music that reminds us it’s okay not to be okay.
Audacy is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “I’m Listening” is the flagship program within Audacy Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Audacy unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact, led by mental health and the environment.