“Bottling things up in your head will not help things at all”

Olympic gymnast Rhys McClenaghan

That’s the message from Northern Ireland’s most successful gymnast Rhys McClenaghan who today helps Action Mental Health mark a week long focus on the mental health of our younger generation.

Children’s Mental Health Week this year shines a spotlight on the theme ‘Find Your Brave’ and in his special video to mark the occasion, Action Mental Health ambassador Rhys McGlenaghan, tells how he ‘finds his brave’.

The Commonwealth and European champion gymnast, who is preparing for the Olympics this year in Tokyo, speaks of the often difficult task of “opening up to someone and talking”. “Bottling things up in your head will not help things at all,” he says, but let’s hear it from Rhys himself …….

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