Breaking Stigma Festival on the Morristown Green was a collaborative effort of Morris County’s LIFE Center Stage, Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris, Atlantic Health Systems, Morris County Human Services, the Stigma Free Committee and many others.
On Saturday, June 22 on the Morristown Green it was a free event featuring music, art making and featured speakers for the purpose of lifting the stigma of mental illness and substance abuse and building a strong and healthy community.
The event included poetry readings, comedy, yoga, mask-making, interactive art, a drum circle, musical performances and a slate of speakers who will share their stories. Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon will attend with Hope One.
Breaking Stigma Festival included:
Mask-Making and Comedy
Hope One with Sheriff Gannon
Hanover Alliance Youth Troupe
Kathy Moser – Music for Recovery
Mitch Radler - Folk Project Open Stage
Ubaka Hill & Linda Bagdon – LIFE Center Stage The Art & Spirit of Drumming
Featured Speakers and Stories
Tiffany Enemuo - 2019 1st place winner of Shout Down Drugs
Nikki Sumka - Love More for Julius
Anna Zibit – 2018 Knock Out Opioid Abuse Songwriting Contest Winner
Gary Rappold – Musical Performance
Jackie June – Musical Performance