Video streaming giant Netflix has today announced a new partnership with Instagram for “Wanna Talk About It,” a weekly Live series on the Facebook-owned social network about how to take care of yourself during a global pandemic, featuring interviews with Netflix talent and mental health experts.
The Instagram series, which will feature stars of some of Netflix’s popular Young Adult content, will start this Thursday, April 9 on Netflix at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET and run every Thursday through May 14.
Stars will discuss the questions and challenges young people are facing during the COVID-19 global pandemic and talk through topics such as what helps if you’re having trouble sleeping? how do you stay connected during social distancing? or how do we manage anxiety?
Stars including 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) will go live from @Netflixon Instagram to talk with trusted mental health experts from organizations including National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Mental Health America, The Trevor Project, Crisis Text Line and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
The first IG Live will launch on Netflix on Thursday with Noah Centineo (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before) in conversation with Dr. Ken Duckworth, Chief Medical Officer at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on self-care.