July 18, 2014
Our collective thoughts are with the family members of the nearly 300 people lost on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. This senseless act of violence is a global tragedy that affected families in many nations, including our own, and we take pause to pray for them during this time of great sorrow and loss.
June 27, 2014
As you may know, June 27 is designated as National PTSD Awareness Day, to inform the general public about post-traumatic stress disorder. Recognizing that many of our members are interested in learning more about PTSD, we are taking this opportunity to share information about the symptoms, but also the good news that treatment is available!
June 13, 2014
Father's Day is a time to thank the special men in our lives - our fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and those individuals whose guidance and sacrifice have shaped us in so many ways. It's also a time to remember those who aren't with us today, but whose memory lives on through the stories we share.
June 4, 2014
On Tuesday, June 10th VOICES Center of Excellence for Community Resilience is hosting a half-day training on Motivational Interviewing. The training will be held from 1pm to 4pm at the VOICES office, located at 84 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ. Emma Shelby, Assistant Director of Wellness and Recovery Services at The Mental Health Association in New Jersey will provide the training.
May 21, 2014
As the 9/11 Museum officially opens to the public today, I want to take a moment to acknowledge those who made this day possible. This has been a long journey and a collaborative effort that began just months after the attacks when families and others impacted gathered to discuss creating a fitting memorial.
April 8, 2014
Karen Loftus from the Office of the Chief Prosecutor of Military Commissions asked us to send you information about hearings scheduled at Guantanamo Bay in April and June.
March 24, 2014
Our partners at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum have asked us to share exciting news about the upcoming opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum! In the email below, they provide details about the Dedication Period that begins on Thursday, May 15, preceding the public opening on Wednesday May 21, 2014.
February 19, 2014
As many of you know, for the past year and a half we have been working with the CDC to inform survivors and responders about medical and mental health care coverage that they may be eligible to receive through the World Trade Center Health Program. Some of those we speak to question whether applying to the program is the right choice for them.
February 12, 2014
It doesn't seem like it has been five years since the crash of Flight 3407 took the life of our friend and VOICES co-founder, Beverly Eckert. Beverly was a dear friend and a passionate advocate for the creation of the 9/11 Commission. Everyone who knew her was impressed by her energy and commitment and she is sorely missed.
January 15, 2014
The New Year is a good time to take stock of our accomplishments and establish new goals for the coming year. Thanks to the generous support of so many, we continue to assist families, responders and survivors of 9/11. In addition, we are excited to implement several new initiatives that will build upon our work over the last twelve years to help other communities impacted by traumatic events.