Royal 'fab four' launch 24/7 mental health text helpline Shout

Cape Town – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have teamed up for the launch of a new initiative focusing on mental health awareness.

Prince William announced on Friday, he and his wife Kate as well as his brother Prince Harry and sister-in-law Meghan have worked together to help create "a new 24/7 textline that supports people who need advice in a tough moment" called Shout.

In a video shared on social media, William discusses the initiative – which will be run by a national volunteer community and which is a legacy of Harry and William's Head Together campaign – revealing that it is the Royal Foundation's biggest investment.

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The royal family has always supported mental health awareness.

In April, it was announce that Harry and Meghan have teamed up with Oprah to create a documentary series on mental health for Apple's new streaming service.

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