There’s nothing like the power of a helping hand in a crisis.
That’s why Outer bands star Chase Stokes Become an advocate for youth in need during difficult times. On December 2, the actor was honored by Glenn Close and her organization Bring Change to Mind for his support in the fight against the stigma surrounding mental illness.
“I remember being 15 years old and having my first anxiety attack and not knowing how to handle it and not knowing where it was coming from, and wishing I had an outlet to figure out how to understand those things. ,” he revealed in his acceptance speech.
Recognizing his work with Glenn and the teens in her organization who were looking for guidance, he continued, “It feels like I’ve found a second home. This is not must be for me. This is for 15-year-old Chase, who doesn’t know his place in society. And isn’t sure who he is.”