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We swear to tackle mental illness

Will you help transform young people’s mental health?

Three children in every class are living with a mental illness. Yet a lack of research means too many of these kids will grow up in the dark, without effective help, and without hope.

We’re swearing to tackle this – will you swear to help?

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Featured pledgers

I believe in the potential of research to transform the world in divine ways – that’s why. And the world of research continues to be my daily life and work.  

Felicity Callard

I want to understand what causes mental illness so that we can cure and prevent them.

Michael Bloomfield

To ensure all children get the support they need to enjoy life.

Helen Fisher

How we can tackle young people’s mental health

75% of mental illnesses start before the age of 18, with consequences that are often lifelong. But a better world is possible – one where we can better identify mental illness, improve treatments, and people get the help they need.

And with your support we can make this a reality. Together we can invest in world-class research to answer the big questions in mental health, and deliver a better future for the next generation.

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