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'Unsinkable Youth' In Crisis Special Airs At 1 PM Today

CTV and YouTube are broadcasting a one-hour, 1 pm special this afternoon entitled Unsinkable Youth, hosted by former Olympic rowing medalist, Walk of Famer and Unsinkable founder Silken Laumann and "Never Have I Ever" star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, with pledgers support going to Kids Help Phone.

Laumann founded Unsinkable, a non-profit organization that aims “to connect and empower Canadians to achieve better mental, physical and spiritual health.”

The 1 pm special features musicians, performers, and athletes that include Johnny Orlando, Hailey Wickenheiser, Jacob Tremblay, Seth Rogen, Alessia Cara, The Reklaws, Tessa Virtue, Wali Shah, Lauren Orlando, Lennon Stella and others.

Kids help phone stats show that call-ins have more than doubled during the pandemic crisis and the service provides between five and 10 rescues for people in danger of suicide daily.

A video promoting the show can be found here and an interview with Unsinkable’s Laumann here.

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