Malta: Christabelle appointed as Special Ambassador for Mental Health

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Malta’s Eurovision 2018 representative Christabelle Borg has been bestowed a very special honour by the island’s president.

Just days after winning Malta’s Eurovision selection MESC 2018 with her entry Taboo, Christabelle has already had many positive reactions to her plea for breaking the taboo surrounding mental health issues.

Today, the young singer received a very special honour: she was appointed as Special Ambassador for Mental Health of the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society!

In a ceremony at San Anton Palace, Malta’s president H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca bestowed the title upon Christabelle.

The President of Malta posted the following message on her official Instagram account:

Proud to have appointed @christabelleofficial as an Ambassador of the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society for Mental Health. Apart from being blessed with talent, I truly believe that Christabelle, through her song and its powerful message of hope and empowerment, is going to be doing a lot of good, in helping those who are suffering from mental health issues. My heartfelt congratulations to Christabelle and the team behind “Taboo” and best of luck in Portugal where I am sure you shall give the best visibility to Malta @eurovision

 

Christabelle (25) won the Malta Eurovision Song Contest (MESC) 2018 with the song Taboo, in which she highlights the social taboo’s that still cling to mental health. The artist has been very candid about the topic, stating that she has gobe through a rough time herself, and what a struggle it was to gain acceptance. She encourages everyone who might be struggling with similar issues to speak out an seek help.

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