Actress / filmmaker Mädchen Amick (Riverdale, Twin Peaks), is passionate about her mental health advocacy work and has just launched a nonprofit direct-impact mental health foundation, don’t MiND me, matching families to essential treatment services.
Mina Tobias, daughter of actress Mädchen Amick and musician/producer David Alexis, is the co-founder of the mental health foundation don’t MiND me, and co-host of the mental health podcast by the same name. The family’s collaborative efforts help end the stigma around mental illness and provide medical access for those urgently in need.
Mariel Hemingway is a health advocate who has spent a lifetime studying how mental and physical health are linked.
Her work is focused on what to do to transform negative messages and influences into healing that becomes radiant energy, full of purpose and balance. She is an author, film/television producer and unstoppable voice in the ever changing conversation around living a healthier, more meaningful life.
Canadian actress Tiera Skovbye (2 Hearts and Summer of 84’) is best known for her recurring roles as Polly Cooper on The CW series Riverdale and as Robin on the ABC series Once Upon a Time. Her career continues to evolve with challenging projects such as playing the lead of the Global series “Nurses” which follows five young nurses working in a busy downtown hospital, dedicating their lives to helping others, while struggling to help themselves.
‘don’t MiND me’ has been born out of a fervent and unwavering determination to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness and unite all existing and future efforts, in order to implement DIRECT IMPACT on the lives of those most urgently in need of care.”
Our ultimate goal is to leave NO ONE behind! “to date, mental health care has had many courageous and powerful advocates, but there has been limited commitment and funding for sustained ACTION, implementation, and scaling up of quality and affordable services.