Pictured above (left to right): Kim James, Leigh Metcalf, Brandi Greer, Nick Ellis
Real Talk with Real People is a social-media-based talk show hosted by the Drug-Free Burke Team. The discussion is an open conversation regarding current concerns and hot topics as related to substance use/misuse in Burke County, NC and the nation. Conversations are honest and open. Comments are encouraged and questions are answered. With more than 1 million impressions since April 2020, the show has reached audiences from coast to coast and in multiple countries.
As a result of the show, multiple viewers have received information, sought help and started treatment. The ultimate goal is to advocate, inform and help - and this dynamic team does this all while maintaining an easy-going, honest, and real relationship with viewers.
For more information about Real Talk with Real People, or to suggest a conversation topic, reach out to Nick Ellis, Real Talk with Real People's lead host.