KD, Alexa join forces to raise mental health awareness

MANILA – Kapamilya’s new love team Alexa Ilacad and KD Estrada are using their platform to raise awareness of mental health.

On TeleRadyo’s “Sakto” show on Friday, Ilacad and Estrada discussed their shared defense.

Both have been open about their mental health struggles during their appearance on the recent celebrity edition of “Pinoy Big Brother.”

“We really try to use our newfound power or platform for the greater good, of course. We often talked about our defenses, like how we’re trying to open up the conversation about mental health, which is something we’re struggling with. And we had a lot of looking forward to sharing our journey with other people so that it also opens their hearts and becomes an open conversation because it’s something we really need to talk about,” Ilacad said.

“And of course with great power comes great responsibility. So that’s something that we’re very conscious of, so we really try to po talaga to make sure that we’re using our platform wisely,” added the actress, who has a depressive disorder caused. for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), which is a heightened sense of insecurity about her own appearance.

For your part. Estada said they try to educate other people about mental health during their interviews or live broadcasts.

“Same with what Alexa said, during mga namin live streams or similar interviews, we really bring up the mental health issue. And we really try to enlighten other people on how we deal with it and how we can help other people.” people to cope with it.” with this say With what we have right now po like we have such a big platform po and anything we say can or maybe use against us po. So we’re really doing our best po to really spread a good message and spread the positive message po,” she explained.

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During his stint on “PBB,” Estrada, an introvert, revealed that he had anxiety attacks brought on by the challenges of the pandemic.

Estrada and Ilacad are set to host a virtual “Closer” fan conference on February 26 via KTX.

Aside from the fan meeting, they will also be starring in a Dreamscape Entertainment series this summer.

They have also recorded a song together under StarPop.

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