Selena Gomez received major recognition for his work on mental health care. The singer was honored with the first Mental Health Innovations Award “Mentee” delivered by a group of researchers from the Stanford Universityin California.
Recently, the artist – who has just released “My Mind and Me“, a personal documentary on the subject – participated in a meeting with the Summit of Innovations in Mental Health in which he spoke about his work with Wondermind and the development of Rare Impact Fund🇧🇷
On the official website of the university, the laboratory dedicated to the study of mental health says that Selena “redefines what it means to be a star in the 21st century” by going beyond art and sharing her mental health journey in a vulnerable way, “reminding us that suffering is universal and empowering each of us to embrace our own struggles that make us human.”
The text emphasizes the use of the artist’s platforms, with more than 350 million followersfor sharing experiences with bipolar disorder and encouraging other people to seek appropriate treatments.
“To honor Gomez’s contributions to mental health, particularly her advocacy against shame and stigma, as well as her commitment to expanding access to resources as a social entrepreneur and digital mental health pioneer, and the countless lives she has impacted , we were honored to present Selena Marie Gomez with our first Mental Health Innovations Award (“Mentee”) per Excellence in Mental Health Advocacy🇧🇷