American music sensation Ariana Grande has pledged to support campaigns to improve access to mental health services.
The 7 Rings singer has officially announced a partnership with online therapy provider Better Help on Sunday (Oct. 10) in honor of World Mental Health Day. The announcement reveals that she will be donating up to $5 million in free therapy.
Taking to her Instagram handle, the 28-year-old singer shared a post with a detailed caption, that reads, “I acknowledge that there are very real barriers when it comes to accessing mental health resources, and while this is only one small gesture (and a much larger systemic problem remains).”
Grande herself has been very open and vocal about her own struggles with mental health. The singer had previously shared that she suffered from PTSD following the Manchester Arena attack in 2017. She also revealed that going to therapy saved her life.
“I wanted to do this again with betterhelp in hopes of bringing access to a few more people and perhaps inspiring a few of you to try something new and prioritize your own healing," the Positions singer wrote about her latest donation to support mental health.
She also encouraged her fans and followers to check out this link to get their free month of therapy started.
Earlier in June, Ari announced that she was planning to give away $1 million in free therapy from BetterHelp to fans would can't otherwise afford it.
Pop music band Maroon 5 also acknowledged World Mental Health Day by supporting kids' mental health and organizations including YourMomCares, which was founded by singer Adam Levine's mother Patsy Noah along with Jonah Hill/Beanie Feldstein's mom Sharon Feldstein and Alicia Keys' mom Terria Joseph to remove the stigma surrounding kids' mental health.
"We are donating to help continue the further development of behavioral health care that was not previously available for adolescents," the band tweeted.