WESTFIELD, NJ — Mayor Andy Skibitsky read a proclamation during last week’s town council meeting making May Mental Health Month in Westfield, encouraging everyone to take the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s “Stigma-Free Pledge” on the organization’s website.

Carolyn Buoscio and Janet Sarkos of the Westfield-based crisis hotline Caring Contact were there to receive the proclamation and speak about mental health.

Learn more at www.nami.org and www.caringcontact.org