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Maria Bamford on how laughter makes mental health less isolating

US comedian Maria Bamford reflects on how stand-up comedy can challenge the stigma surrounding mental illness and why it's important to take care of your mental health.

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Image: Comedian Maria Bamford. Credit: Robyn Von Swank

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