From Staff Reports
Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress, Ashley Judd, is the keynote speaker for the Frontier Health Foundation inaugural gala, Stigma Stops Now, on Nov. 4. The event is set to take place at the Millennium Center in Johnson City.
Judd has traveled around the world visiting grassroots programs on varying issues that focus on poverty alleviation, mental health, maternal health, child survival, human rights, family planning and social justice.
“Not only is she an extraordinary and celebrated actress, she is a tremendous voice for mental health awareness and ending social stigma,” said Joy McCray, Frontier Health Foundation director.
A live Stigma Stops Now pre-Gala presentation will be held at East Tennessee State University for students and community members.
The Frontier Health Foundation serves to help promote sustainability of the highest quality mental health, addiction and intellectual disabilities services for individuals in our region.
The Frontier Health Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that exists to help promote sustainability of the highest quality mental health, addiction and intellectual disabilities services for individuals in our region. Established in 1957, Frontier Health is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization serving more than 50,000 individuals each year by providing behavioral health, mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring, intellectual and developmental disabilities, recovery and vocational rehabilitation services.
The Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes.
If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, please call the Frontier Health Foundation at 467-3742. Purchase your tickets for the Gala at: StigmaStopsNow.com.