More Than 2,300 Nonprofits, Brands and Influential Leaders to Activate for Fourth Annual Mental Health Action Day on Thursday, May 16

SHOWTIME/MTV Entertainment Studios and Active Minds to Launch A.S.K. Digital Experience Across Youtube Designed To Teach Young People The New “Stop, Drop And Roll” For Emotional Support With Plans To Expand Internationally

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Pinterest, NBA, Sesame Workshop, and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy Among Those Driving from Awareness to Action, Encouraging People to Take an Hour for Social Connection

SHOWTIME/MTV Entertainment Studios and CBS Local Stations Awarded Grants to 22 Nonprofits Focused on Youth in Communities Across the U.S including Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Colorado, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Seattle and Tampa Bay

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NEW YORK, April 30, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — SHOWTIME/MTV Entertainment Studios, in partnership with more than 2,300 leading brands, nonprofits and cultural leaders globally, today announced the fourth-annual Mental Health Action Day, to be held on Thursday, May 16. Spearheaded by SHOWTIME/MTV Entertainment Studios and TaskForce, Mental Health Action Day is an open-source and decentralized global movement to encourage and empower people to take action for mental health. This year’s call to action is to dedicate one hour to social connection.