“Ever since that first winter, I’d never once questioned why I was feeling like I was. The mental fog that I’d experienced meant that I told myself
“Ever since that first winter, I’d never once questioned why I was feeling like I was. The mental fog that I’d experienced meant that I told myself this was just how people felt at the start of the year and that there was nothing to be done but sit it out. To find out that that might not be the case was ground-breaking. I still experience low moods at the start of the year, but I’m better prepared now.”
In order to try and help individuals with SAD, #IAMWHOLE have teamed up with BrewDog, to release a new alcohol-free charity beer SAD AF. The new campaign has called on men in particular to open up and talk to friends and family about depression this month.
The campaign was launched along with a hard-hitting celebrity video which stars Stephens reciting a self-penned poem ‘I’m Sad AF’ and other celebrity endorsers including Danny Dyer and Youth Mental Health Ambassador and Love Island star Dr Alex George.
When asked what his three top tips for protecting your mental health were, Daltry said: “Just getting outside. The fresh air can be amazing. Also exercise, swimming, jogging, walking whatever it takes. That 10,000 steps a day is unbelievably good for your health.