#SHIFTSTARTER Conversation Series

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Young people grapple with mentally and emotionally challenging topics every day. How are they coping, connecting and starting conversations that make a difference?

A candid conversation that puts young adults in the starter seat to discuss mental health topics they face today.

Season Finale! Hosts, Adrienne and Arjun, recap on some key takeaways from this season.

How to deal with bullies, forgive them and find the inner strength to move on with CEO of Self Made Mastery, Adrienne Finch.

Finding resources in a small town with mental health activists, Aubree Schmitt.

How to be a first responder for others when they need help with mental health activist, Sonia Doshi.

Actress, Ada Luz Pla, shares how she overcame the shame of asking for help and sought therapy.

Actress, Brenda Banda, shares her approach to well being & handling her mental health.

Share a scoop with comedian, Andy Lalwani as he talks about his mental health journey with coming out as a teen. 

Interactive Q & A with The Shift show creator, Mary Albertoli

Real talk about therapy with filmmaker & MentaliTea podcast host, Camara Rauen 

Featuring Emmy-winning actress, entrepreneur & philanthropist, Fernanda Kelly, on the pressures of unrealistic beauty standards.

Strategies for Living with Anxiety & Depression with Songwriter/Recording Artist, Jessica Louise

Thriving with ADHD, featuring Photographer & Brand Content Creator, Lexus Gallegos

Tackling Mental Health through Technology with NotOK App Co-Creators, Hannah & Charlie Lucas

Eating Disorder Recovery with NYU YouTube Content Creator, Caroline Prokos

The Power of Conversation with Writer & Community Organizer, La-Iya

Mental Health during Covid19 with Writer, Comedian & Musician, Elijah Gordon

Creating a Space for a Mental Health Community with It’s Not A Gallery Founders, Kade Clemensen & Carla Genovesi

The Influence of Culture on Mental Health Conversations with Bollywood Singer, Arjun Malhotra

The Power of Listening with Youth Mental Health Activist & Former Teen Line Counselor, Wyatt Sarkisian

The Affordability & Accessibility of Treatment with RAD Founder, Jason Docton

The Impact of Current Events on Teen Mental Health with Music Producer/LGBTQ Rights Activist, Nhandi

If you’re interested in helping to end the stigma around youth mental and emotional health, we’d love to hear from you. Use our contact form to introduce yourself and the #ShiftStarter team will be in touch!

*If you’re under 18, you’ll need your parent’s permission to be a #ShiftStarter.


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