There is nothing like the power of a helping hand in a crisis.
That is why External banks Star Chase stokes has become an advocate for adolescents in need of help during difficult times. On December 2, the actor was honored by Glenn Close and her organization Bring Change to Mind for her support in addressing the stigma surrounding mental illness.
“I remember being 15 and having my first anxiety attack and not knowing how to treat it and not knowing where it came from, and I wish I had a way of figuring out how understand these things, ”he revealed in his acceptance speech.
Recognizing his work with Glenn and the counseling teens in his organization, he continued, “I felt like I had found a second home. It’s not for me. It’s for Chase, 15, who didn’t know his place in society. And wasn’t sure who he was.