Recovery Warriorz host mental health event in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Recovery Warriorz hosted a mental health event in Columbus, GA today.

The meeting focused on behavioral health and recovery such as issues with addiction and traumatic events on the mind.

There were guest speakers from the National Alliance on Mental Illness along with Respect Institue Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network.

This event was an opportunity for people to learn about resources to help those who might be suffering from mental disorders.

The Columbus Police Department also spoke about the Counselor in Training program and the importance of strong partnerships between law enforcement and mental health provider agencies.

Organizer Tawanna Jackson says, "It falls on everyone to help erase the stigma of mental illness.

To find out more information about the Recovery Warriorz visit their website.

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