Join us! NJTV, in collaboration with the Essex County Community Health Service Office of Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Addiction Services, presents a panel discussion about the latest treatment and recovery support service options, beyond medication, that increase the chances for complete addiction recovery.
NJTV News Correspondent and Anchor Michael Hill will moderate a panel of health professionals, law enforcement officials, faith leaders and experts to discuss the role of treatment, recovery community organizations and nonclinical services to assist individuals and families to recover from a substance use disorder.
WHAT: Panel discussion with public Q&A. Information about resources available for those in need. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.
WHEN: Wed., June 26, 2019; 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Exhibitor area opens at 5:45 p.m. Program starts at 6:30 p.m.).
WHERE: The Life Christian Church, Conference Room, 747 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
PANELISTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
Eileen Fishman, Acting Director, Division of Community Health Services at Essex County Department of Community Health
Joel Pomales, Founder & CEO of Mainstream Recovery
Lynn Seaward, Assistant Director of STAR Program, RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery
Sue A. Seidenfeld, MS, LCADC, CCS, Executive Director, COPE Center, Inc.
Lisa Valentine, Ministry Leader, Celebrate in Recovery, The Life Christian Church and Co-founder/President, Valentine House
FREE ADMISSION; Pre-registration recommended to guarantee a seat. Walk-ins welcome. RSVP now on Eventbrite, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on Facebook/NJTVonline. For more information call 973-233-8398.
CAN'T ATTEND? Watch forum via livestream on NJTV’s websites (www.njtvonline.org or NJTVonline- YouTube) on June 26th.
About the Initiative
NJTV In Your Neighborhood is an ongoing public media, programming and community engagement initiative that takes public television deeper into the communities it serves than ever before.
Support for this initiative is provided the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The views expressed in the programming do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsors.