General Hospital June 2020 News | GH Star Gets An Award

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General Hospital June 2020 News | GH Star Gets An Award

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General Hospital actor Maurice Benard (Sonny) received an award for his work with mental health. He received the 2020 Mental Health America Clifford W. Beers Award. Maurice has been working with people dealing with mental health challenges.

The Mental Health America award is one of the highest levels of the award. It is given out yearly to people who have dealt with mental illness. The recipients have to show that they are the best example of the award. They have to help people dealing with mental illness.

Maurice has experience with mental issues. When he was 22, he was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. The General Hospital star has also been in a mental institution two times. Maurice has been very vocal about his mental illness. He has discussed his issues with mental illness for over 30 years.

The actor has written about his mental illness in a book called Nothing General About It: How Love (And Lithium) Saved Me On And Off General Hospital. Maurice posted about the award on social media. He was grateful for the honor. He has worked with a number of mental health organizations including the Mental Health America. He has a series on social media where he talks about mental health as well as his issues with mental health.

General Hospital June 2020 News | GH Star Gets An Award

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