The Reluctant Therapist: Balancing the need for news with our mental health

May 18, 2021

In an effort to stay informed many of us may be consuming more news than our mind can process. As the 24/7 news cycle has grown, so have the incidents of anxiety, depression and panic in the general public. Host Elizabeth Barrett welcomes journalism professor Kim Bisheff. In addition to her teaching, she is an award-winning author and expert on the spread of misinformation through social networks. Barrett and Bisheff tackle a question increasingly on our minds: How do we protect our mental health and well-being in an age of over-stimulation?