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Degrassi Talks; Depression

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Degrassi Talks
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Broadcast in 1992. After the "School's Out" film some of the Degrassi actors took part in an educational documentary named Degrassi Talks. There are six talks, each devoted to a specific subject and hosted by one of the actors. The topics include Abuse, Alcohol, Depression, Drugs, Sex, and Sexuality. Each episode is hosted by an actor. AmandaStepto hosts the Sex talk, Neil Hope discusses Alcohol, Rebecca Haines discusses Abuse, Pat Mastroianni hosts the Depression talk, Siluck Saysanasay hosts the drugs talk, and Stacie Mistysyn hosts the sexuality talk. Series release date: 1992

Program Description

Each person interviewed describes the nature of his or her own depression, or that of their loved one.

Pat, the host of the Degrassi Talks... On Depression show, played the character Joey Jeremiah in the Degrassi TV series. He, like most of us, has experienced bouts of "normal" depression, when friends were cruel or a girlfriend dropped him.



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CBC Television (Series Producer)
Playing For Time Inc. (Series Producer)
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