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We Got You

We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Doesn't feel right to start a big conversation with your friends? Not the right time to take it to your older siblings or parents? We got you. Hosted by Samantha Logan (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why; Netflix’s All American, Freeform's The Fosters), We Got You is a weekly advice podcast where teens answer the biggest questions from middle school...more

Episodes

  • Sam's Story

    Mar 29 2021

    It’s our season finale! We can’t believe we finally made it here. One question we asked every participant on the show this season was especially important for us. Why? To help you. That question was: What would you tell your younger self? Today we’re hearing the story of our awesome host, Samantha Logan. Let’s hear what she would say. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Does...more

  • Series Recap

    Mar 23 2021

    Friendship, Bullying, Anxiety, Divorce, Depression. But more importantly - getting over that, getting through it, finding courage, knowing who you are, understanding those who have your back and those that you can talk to. Those just some of the things we have talked about on this show. We thought it would be fun to hear from some of our participants from this past season, to remind us of how far we have come, and a little of what they have learned in sharing with you. We Got You is a podcast t...more

  • You Are Not Alone

    Mar 16 2021

    Today we’re talking to the friends of Dylan Buckner, a teen who was suffering in silence and took his own life. These 6 young men chose to honor the death of their friend by creating an organization for other teens and pre-teens who may be suffering like him. Never Alone at North is an organization which normalizes asking for help, creates a community through mentorship, and provides a system of camaraderie and check-ins, regardless of schools being open or closed. Here is their story. We Got Y...more

  • Bassie - It's Like My Second Name

    Mar 09 2021

    Using someone’s correct pronouns is as important to them as using their own name. That’s why it’s a big deal. Recognition is as, if not more, important than support as an ally for the LGBT+ community. This week’s guest is 15 year old Bassie. Bassie came out as non-binary at the age of 14. And even then, they knew who they were. This is their journey. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been th...more

  • Lauren - Navigating Divorced Parents

    Mar 02 2021

    Whether or not your parents are together, you probably know someone whose parents are divorced. Today we talk to Lauren, a 15 year old who really has never known her parents being together. Although that was confusing at times, she found that through expressing her feelings to her both parents, no matter how hard, she stopped feeling so stuck in the middle. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've ...more

  • Jaylin - Have Patience for a Better Day

    Feb 23 2021

    It’s no accident that 18 Year old Jaylin became the Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth of The Year Award winner for 2020. A kid has a lot to deal with growing up, but when one has lost both parents just a few years apart before the age of 9, there is far more to navigate. Hear Jaylin talk about how despite his trauma, he held on to hope. This episode is guest hosted by series creator/writer Halle Petro We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to g...more

  • Jazmine - Depression is OK to Discuss

    Feb 16 2021

    We all feel sad sometimes. It’s completely normal to have good and bad days. But having a bad day, and having multiple bad days in a row where you can’t shake the sadness or stop the crying, are very different things. Today we talk to Jazmine who went through a period of pretty bad depression. She couldn’t shake this sad feeling so, she wasn’t quite sure what was happening to her, or why - until she had a complete breakdown at school. Let’s hear her story. We Got You is a podcast that gives a v...more

  • Beck - Making Friends is Easy

    Feb 09 2021

    Throughout your life you are always going to be meeting new people. Sometimes you’re able to connect instantly, other times it can be super awkward, especially when you don’t know anyone. When he was 13, Beck went on a volunteer trip. Not only did he not know anyone, but he was the youngest person there. That can be so intimidating! Would he make friends? Or would the trip be the loneliest experience of his life? Let’s hear how he came through. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to ever...more

  • Melissa - My Estranged Father Gave Me Strength

    Feb 02 2021

    Let’s take another look at families. Last week we spoke about divorce, what it’s like for a parent to not be present in a kid’s life at all, and how that feels. This week we are going to talk about what it’s like when a parent is present, but maybe that presence is inconsistent. Melissa is 16 years old. Her parents separated when she was barely 5. She lived mainly with her mother, and although her father was present in her life, it was never consistent. Today, she talks about how that affected h...more

  • Taylar - Growing Up Without A Parent

    Jan 26 2021

    Families can look very different. Some kids have two parents and some kids have one. Sometimes parents are together, or they can be divorced. Some parents may not be around often, or at all. This may make kids feel left out, excluded, or even ridiculed. Do those feelings ever change? 16 year old Taylar’s parents divorced when she was really young, and having her Dad missing from school events was super hard on her. Today, she talks about what that felt like when she was in middle school, and how...more

  • Asha - ADHD is a Superpower

    Jan 19 2021

    When she was younger, 14 year old Asha was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). It’s pretty common amongst students, but when you’re first diagnosed it can feel like you are the only person in the world who has it. You may feel like it’s something you don’t want other people to find out about. How will they react? Asha had those same feelings, but in 6th grade, she bravely told her entire class that she had ADHD, and it wasn’t nearly as scary as she thought it might be. ...more

  • Teen - A Way Out of Suicide

    Jan 12 2021

    Listener discretion is advised, as this episode may be triggering if you have suffered from depression. 1 in 8 kids in the US have reported at least one major depressive episode in the past year.  More importantly, the rates of suicide among young people has jumped nearly 60% since 2007. Today’s guest, a 17 year old teen, suffered major depression after her school crush attempted suicide. Those feelings can feel overwhelming and all consuming. Our guest speaks about the battles she faced with un...more

  • Haerin - Do Not Diminish Yourself To Fit In

    Jan 05 2021

    Happy New Year! With the start of the new year, a lot of us are heading back to school and back to our friends. Whether you’re heading to school in person or logging back in to Zoom, there are still feelings of wanting to fit in, especially if you haven’t seen your friends in a while. We’ve all wanted to feel accepted and included. Have you ever wanted that so much that you were willing to change something about yourself to get people to like you? Haerin’s been there. She knows about doing whate...more

  • Taila - My Panic Attacks Won’t Hurt Me

    Dec 29 2020

    We’ve talked a lot about anxiety and stress, and for good reason! So many kids deal with all sorts of anxious feelings which take on so many different forms. It’s hard to know what exactly might set off an anxiety attack and how it will make you feel. Sometimes it can make you feel sick or weird and it can be really scary. Is this what anxiety feels like? Is it a normal feeling? Yes! Taila totally gets it. When she was graduating 8th grade, she had a panic attack, and those can be intense. She t...more

  • Tatiana - The Year I Spent Alone

    Dec 22 2020

    Your support system is so important. Whether they are your family, friends, or a teacher, the adults in your life are encouraging you to get through whatever you may be struggling with. What would happen if you didn’t have that support system? When she was 13, Tatiana had to suddenly pick up and leave her home in the British Virgin Islands after a catastrophic storm, to go to school in New York. She was away from her parents, her friends, and her entire life as she knew it, was gone in an instan...more

  • Isabella - Standing Up for Yourself

    Dec 15 2020

    Growing up, we’re taught to stand up for what you believe in. Shouldn’t be too hard, right? But what if it goes against what all your friends are doing? What if it goes against what your teacher and your school is doing? When she was younger, Isabella was faced with a tough choice. Take part in an annual school project that went against her Native American culture, or speak up about the truth and go against her school. Today we’ll hear how she learned to stand up for what’s right and be true to ...more

  • Jayla - Overcoming My Anxiety

    Dec 08 2020

    There are lots of different things that can cause anxiety. There are also lots of ways to deal with anxiety. But what if dealing with it leads to the start of a bad habit? What if you start that habit and can’t stop? Jayla developed an anxiety disorder from trauma that happened to her in middle school. To deal with it, she picked up a bad habit that was difficult to overcome. We’ll talk to Jayla about how she overcame her disorder and found her own worth in the process. We Got You is a podcast ...more

  • Max - Starting a New School, Again

    Dec 01 2020

    What happens when your first day of school is in a new city? How about a new country? 14 year old Max has changed schools, even sometimes by choice, which has taken him far from home, away from his family and friends. It's tough and emotional, but for Max, support was just a phone call away. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Doesn't feel right to start a big conversation w...more

  • Maya - Negotiating Conflict is Good

    Nov 24 2020

    Fighting with a friend is the worst. Sometimes you work it out quickly. Other times, though conversations are a little tricky to handle. Maya, a 13 year old teen, knows that feeling. After an uncomfortable conversation with a friend, Maya knew she had to do something, but wasn't sure what the right move was. We'll see how she learned about ways to work through conflict. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from ...more

  • Shaequeen - Love on Social Media

    Nov 17 2020

    We love love. We also love social media. For 18 year old Shaequeen, however, mixing the two was not something to love. Breakups can be messy and it's easy to want to hurt someone as badly as you've been hurt. Love is a battlefield, but like Shaequeen came to learn, you've got to stand your ground. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Doesn't feel right to start a big conversa...more

  • Kobie - Is Anxiety Normal?

    Nov 10 2020

    Anxiety can be a scary word. It can bring up so many feelings that you don't totally understand. Kobie knows that all too well. When Kobie was younger, she didn't know she wasn't ok because, well, she was supposed to be ok. But maybe something was actually wrong. In this episode we discusses how anxiety feels, how scary it can be to talk about it, and what happens once you do. Maybe it's ok to not be ok. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone ...more

  • Walker - No One Looks Like Me

    Nov 03 2020

    Walker moved a lot growing up, and during his time at different schools, experienced racism. More importantly, he talks about how that idea affected him and how he felt about himself in the world around him. In this episode, we hear Walker speak about how he handled the confrontations, and what he learned in the process. We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Doesn't feel right...more

  • Twins - Bullying Hurts

    Oct 27 2020

    We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Doesn't feel right to start a big conversation with your friends? Not the right time to take it to your older siblings or parents? We got you. Hosted by Samantha Logan (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why; Netflix’s All American, Freeform's The Fosters), We Got You is a weekly advice podcast where teens answer the biggest questions from middle school...more

  • Hailey - I Can Do Dyslexia

    Oct 20 2020

    We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Doesn't feel right to start a big conversation with your friends? Not the right time to take it to your older siblings or parents? We got you. Hosted by Samantha Logan (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why; Netflix’s All American, Freeform's The Fosters), We Got You is a weekly advice podcast where teens answer the biggest questions from middle school...more

  • WE GOT YOU - SERIES TRAILER

    Oct 13 2020

    We Got You is a podcast that gives a voice to every kid out there who doesn’t have anyone to go to, with advice straight from teens who've been there before. Doesn't feel right to start a big conversation with your friends? Not the right time to take it to your older siblings or parents? We got you. Hosted by Samantha Logan (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why; Netflix’s All American, Freeform's The Fosters), We Got You is a weekly advice podcast where teens answer the biggest questions from middle school...more