Prince Harry and Oprah announce release date for mental health docu-series

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  • Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry's docu-series will debut on AppleTV+ on 21 May.
  • The Me You Can't See will feature stories that will lift the veil on mental health and emotional well-being.
  • "Now more than ever, there is an immediate need to replace the shame surrounding mental health with wisdom, compassion and honesty," said Oprah.


AppleTV+ has announced the premiere date for the long-awaited docu-series from Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry.

On Tuesday, the streaming service said that the multi-part series, The Me You Can't See, will debut on Friday, 21 May.

According to a press release, Oprah and Harry will guide honest discussions around mental health and emotional well-being while opening up about their mental health journeys and struggles.

It will feature high-profile guests and a wide variety of people from across the world "living with the challenges of mental health issues and addressing their emotional well-being; the series transcends culture, age, gender and socioeconomic status to destigmatise a highly misunderstood subject and give hope to viewers who learn that they are not alone."

Guests include Lady Gaga, Glenn Close, San Antonio Spurs' DeMar DeRozan, Phoenix Suns' Langston Galloway, mental health advocate and speaker Zak Williams, Olympic boxer Virginia "Ginny" Fuchs and celebrity chef Rashad Armstead.

The Me You Can't See.
The Me You Can't See.

"Now more than ever, there is an immediate need to replace the shame surrounding mental health with wisdom, compassion and honesty," said Oprah Winfrey. "Our series aims to spark that global conversation."

"We are born into different lives, brought up in different environments, and as a result are exposed to different experiences. But our shared experience is that we are all human," said the duke of Sussex.

"The majority of us carry some form of unresolved trauma, loss or grief, which feels – and is – very personal. Yet the last year has shown us that we are all in this together, and my hope is that this series will show there is power in vulnerability, connection in empathy, and strength in honesty."

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