9 episodes

REAL People, REAL Stories, REAL Hope. Join host Sam as she shares stories of resiliency with people who have come through their challenges with mental health, Sam is dedicated to reducing the stigma of mental health. Her inspiring guests show us every journey with youth mental health is unique. Sit Down with Sam offers viewers the ability to connect with the guests who share their challenges with mental health and learn how to cope. Every story is real, the challenge is real and the hope is real. Reach out to Sam or share your story at https://zcares.org/sam

Sit Down with Sam Sam

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

REAL People, REAL Stories, REAL Hope. Join host Sam as she shares stories of resiliency with people who have come through their challenges with mental health, Sam is dedicated to reducing the stigma of mental health. Her inspiring guests show us every journey with youth mental health is unique. Sit Down with Sam offers viewers the ability to connect with the guests who share their challenges with mental health and learn how to cope. Every story is real, the challenge is real and the hope is real. Reach out to Sam or share your story at https://zcares.org/sam

    Sit Down with Sam: "Architects of Hope" with Jairon Jackson

    Sit Down with Sam: "Architects of Hope" with Jairon Jackson

    In this episode Sam sits down with Jairon Jackson of Architects of Hope.  Jairon, along with his brother Damone founded Architects of Hope in 2015.  Architects of Hope, is a community grassroots organization that focuses on leadership and 21st century college and career preparedness for youth throughout the Sacramento area. Their target population is inner city at-risk students in elementary, middle, and high school.

    https://architectsofhope.us/

    • 48 min
    Sit Down with Sam: "It's OK" with Isaiah Rivera

    Sit Down with Sam: "It's OK" with Isaiah Rivera

    In the first episode of Season 2, Sam sits down with Isaiah.  Isaiah is a High School junior who reflected on mental health during the pandemic and used his passion to become his schools first awareness director and help others.

    • 28 min
    Sit Down with Sam: "Active Minds" with Allison Malmon

    Sit Down with Sam: "Active Minds" with Allison Malmon

    In this episode, Sam talks with Allison Malmon the Founder and Executive Director of Active Minds.  Allison shares her inspiring story  of turning tragedy into supporting others with mental health challenges.

    Emergency Numbers:  
    National Crisis Line:  1-800-273-TALK. (1-800-273-8255)
    Text Line:  text BRAVE to 741741

    Links:
    activeminds.org
    zcares.org/sam

    • 40 min
    Sit Down with Sam: 'Chasing Fireflies' with Claudine Wong

    Sit Down with Sam: 'Chasing Fireflies' with Claudine Wong

    In this episode, Sam speaks with the one and only Claudine Wong of Bay Area KTVU Fox 2 News.  Claudine shares her amazing story of chasing her dreams throughout her career in journalism.

    Links
    ktvu.com/person/w/claudine-wong
    mindoutloud.org
    zcares.org/sam

    • 47 min
    Sit Down with Sam: 'Believe in Myself' with Jack Brice

    Sit Down with Sam: 'Believe in Myself' with Jack Brice

    In this inspiring episode, Sam talks with Jack who shares his story of believing in himself and overcoming his own mental health blocks to realize his dream of playing college basketball

    Link:
    zcares.org/sam

    • 40 min
    Sit Down with Sam: 'It will all be alright' with Caty Hung

    Sit Down with Sam: 'It will all be alright' with Caty Hung

    In this powerful episode, Sam talks with Z-Cares youth board member Caty about her journey with depression and shows that every path is unique and  there is always hope.

    Link:
    zcares.org

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

ervinyoung ,

It’s ok not to be ok

Host is great and wants to genuinely help sufferers of mental illness. Could improve by finding a permanent cohost.

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