Hoping to support its younger audience during social distancing in this COVID-19 period, Netflix has partnered up with Instagram on a new live chat series called Wanna Talk About It?, focusing on mental health and self-care.
The series will feature a lineup of actors from shows in the young adult genre on the streaming platform, including stars like Caleb McLaughlin from Stranger Things, Noah Centineo and Lana Condor from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Jerry Harris from Cheer, Joey King from The Kissing Booth, and Alisha Boe and Ross Butler from 13 Reasons Why. They’ll be joined by experts from various mental health organizations such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Mental Health America, The Trevor Project and Crisis Text Line, and will focus on topics ranging from managing anxiety to tackling sleeplessness.
For those interested, Wanna Talk About It? will air on Netflix’s Instagram account weekly on Thursdays at 7 p.m. EDT, running through till May 14.
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Netflix & Instagram have partnered on Wanna Talk About It?, a live series where every week one star (Lana Condor, Joey King, Alisha Boe, Caleb McLaughlin, Jerry Harris, Ross Butler, Noah Centineo) talks with a mental health expert about self care during a global pandemic. pic.twitter.com/nmYjXnBjfE
— Netflix (@netflix) April 8, 2020