Posted Thursday, May 30th, 2019

June is National PTSD Awareness Month

Stamping Out the Stigma

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – 6-8 p.m.

Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion, 333 Mount Hope Avenue, Rockaway, NJ 07866

Stigma Free Morris: PTSD Forum on June 5 by Atlantic Health and JT Connect

Atlantic Behavioral Health True North, in collaboration with Atlantic Health New Vitality and Jefferson Township (JT) Connect, invites all Morris County residents to “Stamping Out the Stigma,” a free community forum on June 5 in Rockaway Township, that is designed to raise awareness and overcome the myths and misinformation surrounding post-traumatic stress disorder.

Learn…. Connect…..Share….in an interactive evening that includes guest speakers:

Emerson Crooks – Marine Corps veteran and 2019 Essex County Veteran Stakeholders honoree, who serves on the board of directors of the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris.

John Drinkard – Marine Corps veteran and co-leader of PTS Connection, an peer recovery support group for veterans, police and first responders with post-traumatic stress as a

result of their service.

Robert Cubby – Retired Jersey City police officer and co-leader of PTS Connection.

Christian Benedetto Jr. – Marine Corps veteran and founder of PTSD Journal, and outspoken advocate for all PTSD sufferers and their loved ones.

Visit with other service providers and community partners who will make valuable resources available to all attendees.

To register, for more information, and to RSVP, call 973-971-4632.

Stigma Free Morris: PTSD Forum on June 5 by Atlantic Health and JT ConnectStigma Free Morris: PTSD Forum on June 5 by Atlantic Health and JT Connect