Recently, the Huffington Post published an article about Carrie Fisher speaking out against the stigma surrounding mental illness. Carrie portrayed Princess Leia in the movie Star Wars meanwhile her courage in speaking out against mental illness has been out of this world. You can read the entire article by clicking here.
Carrie has been confronting mental health issues for over 10 years. She gives people an honest account of her personal battle with bipolar disorder and discusses real life conditions. She is also vocal about not being ashamed of having a mental illness and that she is a survivor.
You don’t have to be Carrie Fisher in order to stand up to the stigma of mental illness. You too can make a difference by speaking out against the stigma and being supportive of those whom are affected. If you or someone you know needs help you can book an appointment to speak to a therapist here.
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