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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x73 Sophie Andrews: The best way to help is often just to listen
TV-PG

  • 2018-03-08T23:00:00-06:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

A 24-hour helpline in the UK known as Samaritans helped Sophie Andrews become a survivor of abuse rather than a victim. Now she's paying the favor back as the founder of The Silver Line, a helpline that supports lonely and isolated older people. In a powerful, personal talk, she shares why the simple act of listening (instead of giving advice) is often the best way to help someone in need.

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