Audacy and Genomind partner to bring mental health conversations into the mainstream

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Audacy is proud to announce a multiplatform partnership with mental health innovator Genomind to help bring conversation surrounding mental health into the mainstream.

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Both Audacy and Genomind aim to end the stigma surrounding mental health. Through their Mental Health Map™, Genomind provides the first and only consumer DNA test to offer a concise, easy-to-navigate blueprint of your genetic profile. The test provides results showing how your genetic profile can influence stress and anxiety, mood, focus and memory, habits and substance use, sleep, social behavior, and eating behavior.

Audacy’s I’m Listening initiative aims to end the stigma of talking about mental health. Through the partnership with Genomind, listeners will hear “I’m Listening Daily Capsules,” a daily 60-second public service announcement supporting the I’m Listening initiative. Genomind will also serve as the presenting sponsor for the annual I’m Listening broadcast where artists, athletes, and medical professionals gather to remind listeners it’s okay to not be okay, raise awareness and end the stigma of talking about mental health.

“Mental health awareness is a major area of focus for us and a crucial pillar of our companywide social impact platform, and we’re excited to further activate our commitment through this partnership with Genomind,” Sarah Harris, Vice President, Social Impact, Audacy said in a statement.

“We recognize our significant influence and welcome the opportunity to use our voice, coupled with Genomind’s mental health expertise, innovations and technology, to help improve and save lives and continue our shared mission of ending the stigma of talking about mental health.”

“Genomind works to help all of us understand our personal mental health wiring and give people new insights and tools to manage and promote personalized mental health and wellness,” Kip Olmstead, President, Genomind added.

“Our partnership with Audacy scales our work allowing us to bring new mental health solutions to millions of Americans who may be suffering in silence or unsure of how to get started. Audacy’s leadership in mental health is impressive and we are thrilled to find such a progressive and purpose-driven partner.”

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Audacy's I’m Listening initiative aims to encourage those who are dealing with mental health issues to understand they are not alone. If you or anyone you know is struggling with depression or anxiety, know that someone is always there. Additionally, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-273-8255.

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