Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA Dares to Share
Speaking up about challenges opens the door to help and healing. The Dare to Share campaign features personal videos from celebrities and kids sharing their experiences with mental health challenges and opening up about what we gain when we #DareToShare.
Learn more at Dare to Share.
By sharing our stories and mental health struggles with others, we can help them understand that they are not alone. By inviting others to share their mental health challenges with us, we give them a way to ask for help. We can do this with our friends, family members, our classmates, and work colleagues.
Dr. Vivek Murthy
About the Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA
Dr. Vivek H. Murthy was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in March 2021 to serve as the 21st Surgeon General of the United States. As the Nation’s Doctor, the Surgeon General’s mission is to help lay the foundation for a healthier country, relying on the best scientific information available to provide clear, consistent, and equitable guidance and resources for the public. And as the Vice Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Dr. Murthy commands a uniformed service of over 6,000 dedicated public health officers, serving the most underserved and vulnerable populations domestically and abroad.
While serving as 21st Surgeon General, Dr. Murthy is focused on drawing attention to and working across government to address a number of critical public health issues, including the growing proliferation of health misinformation, the ongoing youth mental health crisis, well-being and burnout in the health worker community, and social isolation and loneliness. Additionally, he serves as a key advisor to President Biden’s COVID-19 pandemic response operation.
Speaking up is important, but it can also be hard. These resources can help: