Eric Nam, who has launched a paid podcast series to promote conversations about mental health and wellness. Photo: Instagram / ericnam Eric Nam, who has launched a paid podcast series to promote conversations about mental health and wellness. Photo: Instagram / ericnam
Eric Nam, who has launched a paid podcast series to promote conversations about mental health and wellness. Photo: Instagram / ericnam

Korean-American K-pop stars Eric Nam, Day6’s Jae talk racism, panic attacks and finding a place to belong in aid of mental health awareness

  • Talking about mental health issues is seen as taboo in South Korea, leaving many K-pop stars to grapple with depression and mental illness on their own
  • The struggles can be even more pronounced for those who were born in the US, who are often treated like outsiders by both Americans and Koreans

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Eric Nam, who has launched a paid podcast series to promote conversations about mental health and wellness. Photo: Instagram / ericnam Eric Nam, who has launched a paid podcast series to promote conversations about mental health and wellness. Photo: Instagram / ericnam
Eric Nam, who has launched a paid podcast series to promote conversations about mental health and wellness. Photo: Instagram / ericnam
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