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Singing for mental health awareness

A Cumbrian man is walking a hundred miles from Kirkby Stephen to Cockermouth playing his ukelele and singing to try and get people talking about mental health. Steve Wharton suffered as a teenager. Now, he wants people be open about things like depression, self-harm and grief.

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100 mile walk for mental health awareness

Steve Wharton is walking 100 miles to raise awareness about mental health issues Credit: ITV News Border

A Cumbrian man is walking around 100 miles from Kirkby Stephen to Cockermouth, talking about mental health.

Steve Wharton is singing songs with his ukulele and hoping to get people to be more open about things like depression, self-harm and grief.

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