I’m Listening 2022: Lizzo explains how music is therapy for her

Tune in as Lizzo joins our sixth annual national broadcast September 21 from 6PM - 8PM
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Audacy, in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), is proud to present its sixth annual I’m Listening broadcast. Tune in Wednesday, September 21 from 6PM to 8PM local time via Audacy stations nationwide and free Audacy app.

LISTEN NOW: Lizzo explains how music is therapy for her.

This year’s event will feature artists, athletes, and experts sharing honest conversation about their personal experiences with mental health in a continued effort to raise awareness and support. Because talk saves lives.

One of the many celebrity guests joining this year’s broadcast is Lizzo, whom explained ahead of this year's show, how music is therapy for her.

“Music is therapy for me for sure. Like I’ve always written songs, I’ve been writing songs since I was nine years old, writing poems and stories,” Lizzo shared. “Writing was a form of escapism when I was a kid, and I feel like I still do that now.”

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Other guests for this year’s I’m Listening Broadcast include Ed SheeranAdele, Vice President Kamala Harris, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, NFL star Dak Prescott, Maren MorrisCharlie Puth, and sportscaster Stephen A. Smith. Additionally, AFSP’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Christine Moutier, will be joining Katie Neal, host of Audacy’s nationally syndicated Katie + Company, in studio for the event responding to listener questions and stories with real-time advice.

Stay tuned for more ways you can get involved, and be sure to join us for our special I'm Listening broadcast on Wednesday, September 21 at 6PM on your favorite Audacy station -- and in the free Audacy app.

I’m Listening is Audacy’s commitment to deliver more mental health conversations, resources, and pathways to help. If you are experiencing mental health needs, know that you are not alone. If you are in crisis, help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call or text 988 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Talk Saves Lives. Find a full list of additional resources here.

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