Voices Magnified: Youth Digital Crisis (2021)

Introduction

Showcases honest stories of Americans from across the country highlighting the critical issue of mental health in America.

Hosted by OZY’s Carlos Watson, the special includes insights with mental health experts and focuses on actionable steps we can take as a country.

Also see Voices Magnified: Mental Health Crisis (2021).

Outline

This show examines how the digital world is impacting the mental health of America’s youth. Hosted by OZY’s Carlos Watson, this special will tell first-person stories of teens and young adults grappling with the obsessive use of social media, computers, mobile devices, and video games, and ask the question: how do these digital technologies impact their stress levels, social interactions, self-esteem, and overall mental health? This special will pinpoint how addiction to the digital world is impacting the brains of our youth and will shed light on things we as a society can do to help.

Magnified Voices

A&E Network has premiered two new specials under the Voices Magnified banner focusing on mental health in America in partnership with OZY. Voices Magnified is a cross-platform campaign spotlighting and amplifying the voices of those making changes in their communities for the greater good. Representing the collective voice of the A+E Networks portfolio, the initiative creates thought-provoking specials and a robust series of short-form videos that give a national spotlight to timely and important conversations on equality and social reform which are occurring across America today.

The full collection of short-form videos can be found @ https://www.aetv.com/voicesmagnified.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
  • Producer(s):
    • Chris Rantamaki … executive producer (OZY).
    • Samir Rao … executive producer (OZY).
    • Sharon Scott … executive producer (Category 6).
    • Kristy Sabat … executive producer (Category 6).
    • Annie Allen executive producer (Category 6).
    • Brad Holcman … executive producer (A&E).
  • Writer(s):
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
  • Production:
    • Category 6 Media(TM) group.
    • OZY.
  • Distributor(s):
    • A&E Network.
  • Release Date: 27 September 2021.
  • Running Time: 42 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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