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Tom Hardy, David Tennant, And Co. Are Leading A Selfie Campaign To Break Mental Health Stigma

The #1in4 campaign has seen stars such as Sarah Silverman, Russell Brand, and Kristen Bell encouraging people to talk about mental health.

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Have you noticed an awful lot of celebrities posting selfies showing off four of their fingers recently? Well that's because they're supporting a mental health campaign to break the stigma and to get people to talk about it.

#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues. It's OK to ask for help. We've joined up with Tom Hardy to fight… https://t.co/EAY8PXGpEd

Tom Hardy has lent himself to BBC3's #1in4 campaign, along with numerous other well-known faces from TV, music, and film.

Instagram: @nathalieemmanuel

Even Game of Thrones' Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei) is involved.

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The point behind the selfies is to raise awareness about how common mental health issues are.

#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues. David Tennant is encouraging everyone to share the number. Let’s… https://t.co/2yprKoc3t3

According to the campaign, 1 in 4 people will experience mental health issues.

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So stars like Kristen Bell have been sharing pictures like this to highlight that fact.

Instagram: @kristenanniebell

Olivia Colman has posted a picture on social media for the cause.

#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues. Olivia Colman is helping us stop the stigma.

As has singer Ella Henderson.

#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues. I’m helping @BBCR1 spread the message. Let's stop the stigma! x X… https://t.co/cG0v9RdQFc

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#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues. Be there for your friends. @BBCThree

While radio presenter Nick Grimshaw shared a video talking about his own experiences.

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They are all sharing similar messages along the lines of: "#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues. You are not alone./ Let's end the stigma."

#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues.I'm helping @BBC share this.Let's end the stigma.Romans 8:1 x

#1in4 of us will experience mental health issues. I'm helping the @BBCthree spread the word. You are not alone. 👊🏻

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