New York, NY (June 9, 2011): Beginning next week, PSA’s to raise awareness for crisis and suicide prevention among veterans and service members will be featured in taxis in New York City, Boston, Miami, and Chicago. The PSA series was produced by The Creative Coalition in partnership with Blue Star Families, with support from the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and Health Net, Inc. The PSAs are directed by actor and President of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly.
CLICK HERE to view the PSA: http://thecreativecoalition.org/events/milfampsa1.html. The screen time for the PSA viewing in the taxis is graciously provided by VeriFone Media.
About The Creative Coalition
The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org) is the premiere nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition uses the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning PSA campaigns. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President.
About Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families (http://www.bluestarfam.org) is a national nonprofit organization of military families from all ranks and services, including guard and reserves. Blue Star Families mission is to support, connect and empower military families. In addition to morale and empowerment programs, Blue Star Families raises awareness of the challenges and strengths of military family life and works to make military life more sustainable. Membership includes military spouses, children and parents as well as service members, veterans and civilians.
Dennis St. Rose
The Creative Coalition