Can We Talk?:Loneliness 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
Can We Talk?  Loneliness  For Mental Health Awareness Month in May 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
Anne Hallward  Specials  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
This hour-long program is about loneliness: what it is, why so many of us feel it, and the surprising toll loneliness takes on our physical and mental health. The health effects of chronic loneliness are akin to smoking 15 cigarettes every day"it literally shortens our lives. Yet it can feel vulnerable to name it when we feel lonely. Through stories, this show examines the risk factors for loneliness, the influence of social media, and how creative approaches to loneliness can leave us more connected and resilient. We also explore why two groups in particular"teens and the elderly"are most at risk for chronic loneliness. Host Dr. Anne Hallward combines compelling storytelling with practical expert guidance to give listeners the tools they need to start their own courageous conversations. This show is evergreen. It can be aired as part of a series, or separately.   
Notes: Credits:
Can We Talk? is a new four-part miniseries for Mental Health Awareness in May. The series explores subjects that are difficult to talk about through a combination of compelling stories and expert guidance, offering listeners practical tools for navigating challenging conversations. The series is hosted by Dr. Anne Hallward, a psychiatrist and former faculty member at Harvard Medical School.

The first season of Can We Talk? includes four hour-long episodes that are evergreen, and can also stand alone:

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Talking to White Kids About Race and Racism.

This series has broad audience appeal, with special interest for parents, teachers, and healthcare professionals. As one listener wrote, Safe Space Radio has provided me with thoughtful, intelligent and extraordinary information about being human.
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script    04-13-2019  English 
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canwetalk  192Kbps mp3 (80.91MB) Mono 


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