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Prince Harry, Oprah collaborate on mental health

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The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry is collaborating with Oprah Winfrey on a new television series, tackling the issue of mental health.

The multi-part documentary series, which will air on the Apple TV platform in 2020, was co-created and produced by the Duke of Sussex and Winfrey.

The series aimed to inspiring viewers to have an “honest conversation about the challenges each of us faces,” according to a statement issued on the Duke’s official Instagram account.

The statement added that the project would attempt to equip people “with the tools to not simply survive, but the thrive.”

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Harry said he was “incredibly proud” to be working alongside Oprah on the “vital” series.

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“I truly believe that good mental health — mental fitness — is the key to powerful leadership, productive communities and a purpose-driven self.

“It is a huge responsibility to get this right as we bring you the facts, the science and the awareness of a subject that is so relevant during these times.

“Our hope is that this series will be positive, enlightening and inclusive — sharing global stories of unparalleled human spirit.

“Fighting back from the darkest places, and the opportunity for us to understand ourselves and those around us better,” Prince Harry said.

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NAN also reports that the TV series built on Harry’s longstanding commitment to tackling mental health and raising awareness of mental illness.

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He launched the “Heads Together” mental health campaign in 2017 alongside his brother, Prince William.

The campaign leads a coalition of mental health charities in order to provide support for people affected by mental illness, along with raising awareness and tackling stigma.

NAN

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