Mental health advocates Lovato, Close and Cooper will all share courageous stories of resilience and honest revelations relating to mental health. They share the belief that having open discussions about disorders in the brain, personal vulnerabilities, how a diagnosis affects a family and ways to ask for help are all essential ways to save lives. The goal of the conversation will be to encourage attendees to either help themselves, support a loved one or continue this dialogue within their own communities.
Close co-founded Bring Change to Mind in 2010 to encourage dialogue about mental health and raise awareness, understanding and empathy. The idea for the nonprofit organization