Listen to the inaugural episode of Rooted in Rights podcast interview with graphic-novelist Ellen Forney

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Black and white drawing of woman just coming to terms with a mental illness diagnosis, with a listen buttonIn this inaugural episode, Seattle author Ellen Forney chats with Rooted in Rights Podcast host Emily Pate about Forney’s intensely personal graphic novel, her experiences with bipolar disorder, and the need to de-stigmatize mental illness. In Ellen’s opinion, telling peers about your mental illness is “a big fear,” and should only be done if the individual feels truly ready. However, Forney thinks it is worth it in the end. What will you think?

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