Ali MacLean takes part in Mental Health Action Day, interviews top artists

On May 19th, Ali participated as an ambassador and panelist for Mental Health Action Day, powered by MTV Entertainment. The second National ‘Mental Health Action Day’ was a mission to drive the culture of Mental Health from awareness to action. Setting the theme of ‘Connection,’ Ali MacLean and more than 1400 companies and organizations addressed the surge of loneliness and isolation felt by millions as a result of the pandemic.

Ali participated in the Women In Film / Respectability panel on ‘Authentically Representing Mental Health On-Screen While Prioritizing It Off-Screen.’  She also conducted many interviews with top artists in different fields on how they manage their mental health, how they use creativity to channel emotions, and what they do to stay connected.

Here are a few:

Michael Ian Black

Wil Wheaton

Black Francis (Charles Thompson of The Pixies)

Eric Lange

X. ARI

Kat Corbett

Brandy Menefee (ProStorytellers)

Craig Finn (The Hold Steady)

More interviews coming soon.


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