Jewish Community Services

News & Notes - September 2019
September is National Recovery Month.
Addiction is called "a family disease" because family members are profoundly affected when a loved one becomes addicted.  

We invite you to listen to our Hooked Podcast Series which features real people sharing personal stories about addiction and recovery.
The podcast episodes are available on Spotify and iTunes.
SAVE THE DATES FOR TWO POWERFUL PROGRAMS Coming this November
(more information to follow)

FREEDOM SONG
Coming to us from the renowned Beit T’Shuvah Residential Treatment Center and Community in California, Freedom Song is a transformative musical that will shatter the myth of Jews being immune to addiction. 

The cast members of Freedom Song are not actors; they are real people
in addiction recovery. 

Thursday, November 7 • Evening
Beth El Congregation • 8101 Park Heights Avenue, Pikesville, MD

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A SHONDA NO MORE:
Embracing Families Struggling with Addiction and other Mental Health Issues

Wednesday, November 13 • 7:00-8:30 PM
Temple Isaiah 12200 Scaggsville Rd, Fulton, MD

KEYNOTE: Lisa Hillman, Author
Secret No More: A True Story of Hope for Parents of an Addicted Child

About...JCS Prevention Education

JCS provides prevention education programs at local schools (preschool through high school), colleges, and community organizations. Through a variety of interactive presentation formats, our experienced Health Educators actively engage children, teens, and adults: 
  • raising their awareness of risk factors for serious physical, emotional, and behavioral health problems such as substance use and abuse, depression, suicide, bullying, violence, HIV/AIDS and unhealthy relationships
  • helping them develop skills that promote healthy decision making, enhance wellbeing, and build resilience.

Review our program catalog and contact us to arrange a program at your school or organization.
Life Happens...Jewish Perspectives on Planning for the Future: Leaving a Legacy
Tuesday, September 10 • 6:30-8:30 PM
The Gordon Center for Performing Arts Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Participants will gain useful information and strategies to help them: 

• Communicate with loved ones about their wishes and how they want to be remembered

• Plan for future financial, medical and end-of-life matters

• Create a binder to hold the documents and essential information family members need
in the event of their loved one’s incapacitation or death
For more information, contact Robyn Talesnik at 410-559-3606.
Sponsors: Jewish Community Services, LifeBridge Health, Edward A. Myerberg Center, Jewish Community Center, Sol Levinson & Bros., Inc., Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care.
CAREER JUMP START
Career Readiness Program

September 16-26 • 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Develop the essential skills necessary
to succeed in your career!
Key to Success

Resume Review LinkedIn/Networking Interviewing Tips Personal Finance Training Job Placement Assistance

FREE FOR JCS CAREER CENTER MEMBERS

To learn more about the Jump Start Program and
all the benefits of Career Center membership, call 410-843-7515.
Jewish Community Services is a proud sponsor of
Baltimore County Department of Aging's
DISCOVER THE POWER OF AGE EXPO
Living Connected
Wednesday, October 30 • 9:00 AM -8:00 PM
Maryland State Fairgrounds
Older adults having fun together
It's the largest Mid-Atlantic regional show of its kind!
Up to 300 Exhibitors/Vendors • Live Entertainment • Free Health Screenings
Medicare Part D Assistance • Special Feature Areas • Silent Auction
Age Friendly Communities • And More!
or call 410-887-2594

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

Jewish Community Services | 410-466-9200 |  jcsbalt.org