Talinda Bennington, the widow of Chester Bennington, has been honored for her work in the mental health field.

Talinda shared the video below accepting the Metal Health Ambassador Award from the Los Angeles-based nonprofit group Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. In the clip, Talinda says, “In July of 2017, I lost my husband, the father of my children, Chester Bennington, to suicide. After our loss, I quickly realized that there was a lot of stigma surrounding suicide and mental health. And I co-founded 320 Changes Direction in his name.”

Per its official website, 320 Changes Direction provides resources “…for friends and family members who are seeking answers to questions about mental health, mental illness and addiction – so that they can support the people in their lives who are suffering emotionally.”

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