CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough and Chatham Township received recognition as a "2018 Healthy Town" by the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night.

"Chatham was one of the most outstanding communities and I'm not just saying that because I'm standing here in front of you all," Adrian Diogo, chairman of the Mayors Campaign for NJ Health Care Quality Institute, said. "Genuinely, its focus on research and identifying mental health as an issue in the community and then targeting programming with programming."

Adrian Diogo, chairman of the Mayors Campaign for NJ Health Care Quality Institute, speaks at Borough of Chatham Council meeting

Brian George, chairman of the joint Chathams Mayors Wellness Campaign, said the award was the culmination of eight years of work