Ending the Stigma: An Honest Conversation about Mental Health Issues

Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey and lay leaders from our community and beyond will come together for an important virtual discussion in recognition of Jewish Disability Advocacy Month.

Learn from experts about symptoms of depression, suicide risk groups, available resources, and agencies that can help as well as how houses of worship are helping. There is no health without mental health!

Panel Members:
Rabbi Marc Kline, Rabbi of Monmouth Reform Temple, Jewish Federation Chair of Interfaith Initiatives, co-creator of the Red Bank Police Department Chaplaincy Team, and volunteer Rabbi Chaplain for the regional Hackensack Meridian Hospital System
Pastor Joe Gratzel, Sr. Pastor at First Baptist Church of Manasquan and certified Mental Health First Aid Facilitator and Youth Mental Health First Aid Facilitator
Dr. Jessica L. Israel, Senior Vice President, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Corporate Director, The James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute, RWJBarnabas Health
Mr. William Stover, LCSW, Associate Executive Director/Clinical Director, Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County.


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