31 2019

Maimonides Society Brunch: Lifting the Stigma on Mental Illness

10:15AM - 11:45AM  

Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley 702 N. 22nd Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Contact Jeri Zimmerman

Join the Maimonides Society of the Jewish Federation for a panel discussion on the cultural and sociological causes of mental illness, broader societal trends, and how we as a medical and general community can help lift the stigma.

Joining the panel will be Maggie Murphy, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in the Lehigh Valley, Peter Langman, a psychologist active in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, state Rep. Mike Schlossberg, an advocate for mental health legislation, and Rabbi Seth Phillips of Congregation Keneseth Israel, who will talk about stigmas of mental health in Judaism.

Brunch is free for Maimonides members and spouses, $10 for community. To register, call 610-821-5500, email or register now.


Sponsor: Maimonides Society of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley