Lady Gaga, Hayley Williams and More Spread Awareness for World Mental Health Day

Lady Gaga, 2017

Lady Gaga photographed outside the Princess of Wales Theatre at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 8, 2017.

Today (Oct. 10) is World Mental Health Day. In an effort to spread awareness and encourage self-care every day, especially today, artists shared messages on Twitter and Instagram echoing the sentiment that it's okay to not be okay. 

Similar to her response to the recent Las Vegas tragedy, Lady Gaga announced that she planned to hold a live meditation session via Instagram in celebration of World Mental Health Day, "to remind us that the world is one body."


Talinda Bennington, wife of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who took his life earlier this year, tweeted her call for a change to mental health culture. 

Hayley Williams of Paramore, Marina Diamandis of Marina and the Diamonds, and more artists also advocated for self care and attention to mental health. Read the many Twitter contributions in honor of the day made by musicians, below.