Carrie Fisher’s Legacy: Mental Health Awareness 

Carrie Fisher throughout her life lived with bipolar disorder, but she used her story living with mental illness to empower people living with mental health issues in their journey to accepting and/or pursuing their recovery with their mental illness. She has shown no matter what walk of life you come from, anyone can live with a mental illness. Although she has passed, let’s make sure we keep on promoting mental health awareness.

Below, are some links that discuss her battle with bipolar disorder and how she tried to combat the stigma toward bipolar disorder and many other forms of mental illness.

All the Times Carrie Fisher Was A Champion for Living With Mental Illness

A Reminder That Carrie Fisher Was An O.G. Mental Health Hero

How Carrie Fisher Became a Huge Advocate for Mental Health

Carrie Fisher Was a Mental Health Advocate Inspired By Her Own Struggles


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