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Published:March 8th, 2010 14:41 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with John McManamy, Author of Living Well with Depression and BiPolar

Judyth Piazza chats with John McManamy, Author of Living Well with Depression and BiPolar

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

McMan`s Depression and Bipolar Web is a wholly independent website, funded in its entirety by John McManamy and voluntary donations from individuals. John McManamy receives a small commission from affiliate links to  This website displays non-paid advertising from Editorial content is not influenced by advertising. In making editorial judgments, there is one simple rule: You, the reader, come first.

I am a former financial journalist with a law degree. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1999 at age 49 following a suicidal depression and a lifetime of denial. Soon after, as a means of coming to terms with his illness, I started up an email Newsletter, then this Website The Website and Newsletter is a full-time endeavor. In 2004, as a Connecticut resident, I was honored with a public service award in recognition for this Website and Newsletter by the state`s Psychiatric Society, NAMI, and Department of Mental Health. 

Now residing in New Jersey, I co-facilitate a DBSA support group in Princeton. In 2004, I married for the second time. I have a grown daughter, Emily, from his first marriage.

I am not a doctor, psychiatrist, therapist, alternative practitioner, or health or mental health professional. The articles on this site are for your information and are intended to help you make better choices concerning managing your illness in partnership with a qualified professional. They are no substitute, however, for advice from a qualified professional.

The views expressed on this website by readers and guest authors do not necessarily reflect the views of John McManamy or this website.

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