ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Newsy, the nation’s solely 24/7 TV information community accessible without spending a dime over the air, will dedicate a whole bunch of hours of airtime to particular programming on psychological well being, starting in September, in a collection referred to as “America’s Breakdown: Confronting Our Psychological Well being Disaster.” Via hyper-personal and considerate storytelling, Newsy will deal with how in a different way individuals might expertise points primarily based on demographics and geography.
Watch the video teaser right here.
Particular programming produced by Newsy, the Scripps nationwide information group and Scripps Native Media will air throughout day- and night-time hours and embrace dozens of produced studies dedicated to psychological well being, 4 weekly deep-dive specials, an authentic documentary and a 30-second PSA directing viewers to further assets, all culminating in a city corridor occasion with high-profile company.
Newsy will compile all of its particular programming, together with psychological well being assets on Newsy.com. The studies shall be accessible to view on-line after they air.
“A brand new examine discovered charges of tension, despair and different psychological well being problems have elevated because the starting of the pandemic. That ends in the necessity to deeply study how the nation is coping with the psychological well being disaster,” stated Kate O’Brian, Head of the Information Group, Scripps Networks. “Newsy has dedicated a whole bunch of hours to this problem, which impacts the lives of each American, by way of relentless reporting. The result’s an entire lot of stellar journalism.”
Newsy packages embrace:
Psychological well being barbershops
Newsy spotlights a company that equips barbers in retailers throughout the nation with psychological health-related expertise and assets to assist shoppers, a lot of whom worry the stigma of going to remedy and asking for assist.
Psychological well being and TikTok
TikTok has turn out to be a serious platform for each psychological well being professionals and folks searching for psychological well being steerage. Newsy speaks to Dr. Courtney Tracy, a psychotherapist and licensed social employee with 1.8 million followers on TikTok, about why she began making movies to speak about psychological well being from knowledgeable and private standpoint.
Intelligence group insiders are unable to debate private psychological well being points to outdoors household or therapists attributable to labeled nature and worry of stunting profession development. Newsy speaks to 1 former CIA officer about his alcoholism and sobriety.
Indigenous psychological well being care
1000’s of Native American youngsters have been pressured to attend boarding faculties created to strip them of their tradition. Newsy speaks to a mom with PTSD who opens up about her abuse expertise. Her daughter who cares for her feels generational trauma in consequence. Newsy additionally talks to a psychiatrist about an indigenous method to psychological well being care on this group.
Newsy speaks to a 16-year-old male, who tells Newsy he was virtually a faculty shooter and takes viewers by way of the feelings and circumstances that drove him to purchase a gun and almost go on a rampage.
COVID and psychological well being
Newsy shares new analysis on deal with neurological impacts of lengthy haul COVID, together with signs like fatigue, mind fog and cognitive impairment.
Opioid pellet remedy
Newsy speaks to “Rising Pains” actor Jeremy Miller, who shares his journey to beat alcohol habit and victory, after implanting an experimental pellet into his physique to cut back alcohol cravings. Newsy will even give viewers a have a look at the race to make a long-lasting model of the pellet, designed to assault opioid habit.
Newsy is owned by The E.W. Scripps Firm (NASDAQ: SSP).
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Newsy (@Newsy) is the nation’s solely free 24/7 broadcast information community, serving viewers opinion-free nationwide information from 14 information bureaus throughout the U.S. Newsy is offered to greater than 94% of U.S. tv properties free and over the air with a digital antenna, on cellular with the Newsy app and on-line at Newsy.com. It’s also carried on an increasing array of streaming gadgets and providers, together with Samsung TV Plus, Roku, Amazon Hearth TV, Pluto TV, Apple TV, Sling, Vizio and Xumo. Newsy is a part of The E.W. Scripps Firm (NASDAQ: SSP).
SOURCE The E.W. Scripps Firm
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