Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey is helping to open up a new suicide prevention center in Los Angeles.
The center is a part of the Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services and is set to open on 22 February. Rousey was present at the launch event and TMZ Sports spoke with her about her involvement in the building of the center.
Rousey, along with Melissa Rivers, who was also present at the event, talked about eliminating the stigma attached with mental health issues, so that it will be easier for people to get help.
My message that I would give is reach out don’t tough it out,” Ronda told TMZ Sports.
Mental health awareness is something that Rousey has beeen involved with for years – she lost her own father and grandfather to suicide.
She has worked with Hirsch for a long time and has been the recipient of the group’s Erasing the Stigma Leadership Award in 2014.
You can check out the videos from the event below: