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Comedy saved me at my lowest point: Project UROK founder Jenny Jaffe helps teens deal with depression, suicidal thoughts

Comedy saved me at my lowest point: Project UROK founder Jenny Jaffe helps teens deal with depression, suicidal thoughts

By | May 6, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments

Comedian Jenny Jaffe’s childhood was anything but comical. During her high school years, she was diagnosed with a multitude of mental illnesses, which included her having extreme anxiety, OCD and suicidal thoughts. “It wasn’t something I talked to really anybody in my...

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Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

By | July 26, 2011 at 10:08 am | No comments

"It’s so hard to get an intervention when people don’t think you have any problems," stand-up comic Maria Bamford complains as she tells me about her love of reality shows like Intervention and Confessions: Animal Hoarding. "Would somebody just please meet me at a Best...

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