WATCH: The Libertines Support World Mental Health Day

10 October 2017, 15:55

The Libertines 2017

The Time For Heroes rockers have shared links to CALM and retweeted their #DontBottleItUp video campaign featuring Love Island's Chris Hughes.

The Libertines have joined a list of high profile artists in supporting World Mental Health Day.

The Don't Look Back Into The Sun outfit have taken to social media to help raise awareness for the issue, sharing a string of messages on Twitter which link to thecalmzone.net. 

The band wrote: "Today is , and as such we'd like to draw your attention to at .

". are dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK."

They added: "Gentlemen, boys... visit http://www.thecalmzone.net  to get support, chat online, volunteer, fundraise, or just to learn more about what they do".

The Heart Of The Matter four-piece also retweeted CALM and TOPMAN's #DontBottleItUp video featuring Love Island's Chris Hughes, which parodies male fragrance ads to convey its powerful message.

Watch it here:

The #DontBottleItUp campaign aims to highlight how men across the UK often bottle up their emotions at the expense of their mental health.

It comes as new research by CALM shows that 84% of men in the UK say they bottle up their emotions with nearly half saying they suppress their emotions often or at least once day.

If you need help or know someone who does, visit www.thecalmzone.net or call the following helpline numbers...

Nationwide: 0800 58 58 58
London: 0808 802 58 58