Upcoming Singleton Event to Address Mental Health Needs of Female Veterans

WILLINGBORO, NJ — An upcoming event organized by Senator Troy Singleton will address the mental health needs of female veterans.

The "HERstory" event is being held on Wednesday, March 27 from 11AM to 1:30PM at The Boro EpiCenter, located at 621 Beverly Rancocas Road, Suite 1A, in Willingboro.

"HERstory" will feature a panel discussion, moderated by combat veteran and Willingboro Councilwoman Dr. Tiffani Worthy, dedicated to recognizing that female veterans have unique mental health concerns, along with highlighting the resources that reflect those needs. 

Featured speaker SFC Army Retired Constance Cotton will discuss topics including veteran trauma, self-care and suicide support. 

Several federal, state, county and local organizations will also be on-hand to provide information to attendees, including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Department of Human Services, Burlington County Department of Human Services, All Things Are Possible Foundation, HeroCare Connect, Virtua, Deborah Heart and Lung Center and Cooper University Health Care. 

The free-to-attend event will include a light lunch and free blood pressure screenings. Registration is required. To RSVP, visit www.troysingleton.com/herstory.

For more information, contact Nisha Ray in Senator Singleton's office at (856) 234-2790 or [email protected].

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