Jewish Community Services

News & Notes - June 4, 2019
Colorful Bubble Logo for JCS Annual Meeting
JCS 11th Annual Meeting & Special Program
"THE EVOLVING WORLD OF
JOB SEEKING"

Tuesday, June 18 • 4:15-6:30 PM
Beth Tfiloh Congregation
3300 Old Court Road

KEYNOTE : Economic Trends Affecting our Workplace
Kelly M. Schulz , Secretary, MD Dept. of Commerce

PANEL DISCUSSION : Important Strategies for Job Seekers in Today's Market
Neil Meltzer , President and CEO, LifeBridge Health
Andrea Fenwick , Senior Manager, Employment Support Services, JCS
Rafi Rone , Program Director, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

ELECTION: JCS Board of Directors
Mitchell David Children's Center for Hope & Healing: A Program of Jewish Community Services
CHILDREN EXPERIENCE GRIEF, TOO.
They need ways to express it.
Beyond Words
Creating a Memorial Garden

Sunday, June 23* • 10:00-11:30AM
Jewish Community Services
5750 Park Heights Avenue
Flowers
Children and families who have experience the death of a loved one are invited to:

  • Plant bulbs that will bloom each spring in memory of their loved one
  • Decorate a flower pot and plant seeds to take home

Free and open to the community
Pre-registration required Space is limited 410-466-9200

* Activities will move indoors if it rains.
Co-sponsored by Jewish Community Services, Chai Lifeline, and Jewish Caring Network. Support for this program provided by the Mitchell David Endowment Fund.
Hooked: Personal Stories of Addiction. New Podcast Episodes
NEW EPISODES JUST RELEASED

WOMEN AT RISK: Confronting the Addiction Epidemic
Episode 5.1: Women in recovery explore how their gender may have played a role in their substance use and addiction.

Episode 5.2 : Professionals who treat substance use disorders describe unique factors that make women vulnerable to addiction and can make recovery a challenge.
Made possible with support from the Jewish Women's Giving Foundation
Listen to all 5 Hooked podcast episodes on Spotify and iTunes.
OUT OF STIGMA'S SHADOW:
True personal stories about mental health, mental illness, and the mysteries inside our heads.

1400+ EXPERIENCED IT LIVE...
Now you can see what happened on this powerful night.

PLEASE NOTE:
If you would like the audio-only versions of the seven stories shared at this STOOP STORYTELLING event, you can listen here.
June is PTSD Awareness Month.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder affects nearly 8 million American adults each year.
How would you know if you or someone you love is suffering from PTSD?

A recent JCS Blog addresses the signs and how to help adults and children who may be experiencing "The Lasting Impact of Trauma."
PTSD

View our calendar for more information about these and other programs, workshops & support groups.

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