On Thursday, November 11, The Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition hosted Facebook Live event titled The State of Stigma: How Trauma & Stigma Affect Veterans Across Generations.
Our experts discussed differences and similarities between Vietnam and Afghanistan war experiences, improvements in mental health services, and how to support Veterans in our communities.
Our regular Facebook live events bring together experts from the mental health field and broader community to share information and about mental health topics and efforts to reduce stigma.
A panel discussion hosted by Karl Shallowhorn, Director of Youth Programs, Mental Health Advocates of WNY.
Our featured speakers include:
Max Donatelli, Vietnam Veteran & community advocate
Dr. Paul Harrigan, Iraq Veteran & Psychologist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Delcey Pulvino, Desert-Storm Era Veteran & Readjustment Counselor, Buffalo Veteran Center
Alyssa Vasquez, Iraq Veteran & Director of Community Integration, Veterans One-stop Center of WNY