Josh Chauvin joins efforts to remove mental health from out of the shadows

As part of his commitment to mental health awareness building efforts here in Oxford and abroad, Josh presented It Gets Brighter to leaders from around the world at an Innovation Fair hosted by the World Health Organisation in Washington, DC. It Gets Brighter is devoted to sharing video messages of hope to young people struggling with mental health difficulties. The campaign is supported by a team based in Oxford, including members affiliated with EP such as Brianna Doherty, Daniel Morris, and Emma Lawrance. A German version ( is now managed by recent graduates Dr. Belinda Weber and Dr. Vanessa Johnen, who are based at LMU.

Josh also took part as a Rapporteur for the World Bank Group, at the high-level event “Out of the Shadows: Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority” in April. Check out the published report that he contributed to here to learn more about how mental health is becoming a global priority.