Netflix announced it’s teaming up with Instagram to launch a new weekly live series featuring chats with celebrities about how to take of yourself during the lockdown.
The new Wanna Talk About It?, weekly live series will appear on Instagram every Thursday, and will feature stars from some of Netflix’s popular young adult content, who will be talking about taking care of yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic, with trusted mental health experts from various organizations.
The organizations taking part include the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Mental Health America, The Trevor Project, Crisis Text Line and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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if you’re feeling really stressed and anxious, talking through the realities of this strange and confusing time can be super helpful. starting tomorrow at 4pm PT we’re launching Wanna Talk About It? a weekly LIVE series on our Instagram about how to take care of yourself during a global pandemic. featuring interviews with Netflix talent and mental health experts who will dig into topics like sleep disorders, self care, and anxiety @afspnational, @crisistextline, @mentalhealthamerica, @namicommunicate, @trevorproject
The actors include Noah Centineo (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before), Joey King (The Kissing Booth), Ross Butler (13 Reasons Why), Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things), Lana Condor (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before), Jerry Harris (Cheer), and Alisha Boe (13 Reasons Why).
Noah Centineo will start the series with a discussion on self-care with Dr. Ken Duckworth, chief medical officer at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
In all episodes, mental experts and starts will discuss various questions and challenges that young people are currently facing these days, and will even look at topics like helping people who are finding it hard to sleep, how to stay connected during social distancing, or how to manage anxiety.
The show will go live on Instagram at @Netflix, on Thursday, April 9 (4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET), and will run every Thursday ending May 14.
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