Note: The following article contains discussion of themes including suicide that some readers may find upsetting.
Last night (March 16), BBC One broadcast Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency, a documentary examining the suicide crisis affecting young men, and exploring what people struggling with their mental health can do to get help.
The programme was inspired by the death of Roman's radio producer and close friend Joe Lyons, who sadly passed away last year. Roman admitted that he had no idea how low his friend was feeling the months leading up to his death.
Speaking out following the airing of the documentary, Roman tweeted: "Thank you so much for the lovely words, reviews, articles and messages. Please be the hero your friend needs."
"Seeing people now checking on their friends and asking twice is incredible. We ALL need to do it," he added.
"Thank you for the messages and thank you so much to the Lyons family for letting me show just how incredible Joe was."
Viewers praised Roman for his bravery in exploring a difficult subject, and for raising awareness of how to help people who are struggling.
The programme featured Roman and his friends trying to process life without Joe, and learning to ask each other more than once if they are really feeling okay.
Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency is available to stream now on BBC iPlayer.
We would encourage anyone who identifies with the topics raised in this article to reach out. Organisations who can offer support include Samaritans on 116 123 (www.samaritans.org) or Mind on 0300 123 3393 (www.mind.org.uk). Readers in the US are encouraged to visit mentalhealth.gov or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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