I have produced, edited, and shot several videos for actor Joe Pantoliano’s non-profit organization No Kidding?! Me Too! whose goal is to stomp the stigma and discrimination that surrounds brain disease/mental illness. Visit the website: nkm2.org.
All-American Brain Public Service Announcement (60 sec)
Featuring (in alphabetical order) Anthony Edwards, Hector Elizondo, Corey Feldman, Frances Fisher, Harrison Ford, Jon Gries, Bonnie Hunt, Chazz Palminteri, Joe Pantoliano, Jason Ritter, Robert Picardo.
Motorcycle Charity Ride 2011 Highlights
On Friday, August 26th 2011, the non-profit organization ‘No Kidding? Me Too!’ with Joe Pantoliano teamed up with RAW Design to raise money awareness about the stigma that surrounds brain disease by organizing a charity ride for motorcycles called “Lit-For-Life” from Bethel, Connecticut (Rally Point 1) to Yonkers, New York (Rally Point 2) to Times Square, New York.
Between Iraq and a Hard Place
In August of 2009, actor Joe Pantoliano, actress Lisa Jay, and Dr. Bob Irvin from McLean Hospital went on the “Stomp The Stigma” tour for ten days in Iraq. They screened Joey’s documentary No Kidding, Me 2!, spoke about their experience with mental illness, and interviewed troops about the growing problem of suicides and P.T.S.D. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) as a result of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.