Harry and Meghan just made a HUGE announcement

Days after welcoming baby Archie!
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made an exciting announcement!

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex took to Instagram to discuss the launch of Shout, a new, free text messaging helpline that supports people experiencing a mental health issues.

“Today in the UK, a critical new 24/7 text helpline has launched – @giveusashoutinsta” read the Instagram post.

“This free text messaging helpline is a private, silent and trusted way, for those experiencing mental health challenges to find a safe space to seek help and support.”

The proud new parents also discussed the work that went into the launch.

“Earlier last year, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex began supporting this vital program behind the scenes by hosting a meeting at Kensington Palace with contributors and partners.”

“Last November, Their Royal Highnesses also made a surprise visit to meet with a group of Shout volunteers, and participated in a panel with mental health activist @bryonygordon hearing firsthand how the volunteers have found making the connection with vulnerable texters”.

On Monday Meghan and Harry welcomed a son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

“I’m very excited to announce that Meghan and myself had a baby boy this early morning,” new dad Harry told the press. “A very healthy boy. Mother and baby are doing incredibly well. It’s been the most amazing experience I can ever have possibly imagined.”

“How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension,” he continued. “But we’re both absolutely thrilled, and so grateful to all the love and support from everybody out there. It’s been amazing. So we just wanted to share this with everybody.”

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