Taraji P. Henson to Host New Facebook Watch Show Focused on Mental Health

Taraji P. Henson is working on a totally different new project for a good cause. The 50-year-old Empire star is hosting a new Facebook Watch talk show that will focus on mental health. The show is currently called Peace of Mind With Taraji and will begin production later this year. 

Henson will co-host the show with her longtime best friend, Tracie Jade Jenkins. The show will "shine a spotlight on the challenging mental health issues facing us today – particularly of those in the Black community," according to the press release. It will feature interviews with both celebrities and everyday people. 

The show is part of Facebook's push to support mental and emotional health in advance of World Mental Health Day, which is Saturday, Oct. 10 this year. 

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