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.

training (4).png
training (3).png