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Actress Debi Mazar Talks About her Family's Experience with Bipolar Depression
Date:11/12/2009

Debi shares her inspirational story as part of campaign to educate people about bipolar disorder

Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) November 11, 2009 -- As part of a panel discussion on bipolar disorder, actress Debi Mazar revealed today that her family has been affected firsthand by this disease. Debi was joined in New York by people living with bipolar depression (the depressive phase of bipolar disorder) and healthcare professionals who treat it as part of the SPEAK and Be Heard…Living With Bipolar Depression campaign. The nationwide program is sponsored by AstraZeneca as part of its ongoing efforts to raise awareness of mental illness.

Mazar, best known for her recent performances on “Dancing with the Stars” and the HBO hit series “Entourage,” talked about the impact bipolar depression has had on her family ever since a close relative was diagnosed with the disease 10 years ago. Like many people with this disease, Mazar’s family member coped with symptoms for years before getting an accurate diagnosis and starting an effective bipolar depression treatment plan. Today, Mazar’s relative has learned to manage the disease effectively with the help of a doctor and the support of Mazar’s family.

“I am proud to be part of the SPEAK and Be Heard campaign to recognize other families just like mine who are dealing with this disease,” said Mazar. “The goals of the campaign are to offer a voice to people with bipolar depression, inspire hope in families who are struggling with this disease, and show that success is possi
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