For the past 18 years, in coordination with Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, and support from the Minneapolis and St. Paul Jewish Federations, as well as many individuals and other sponsors, our community has had the great opportunity to come together each October for an outstanding conference int[...]
By Mark Kaufman, MSW, LICSW, JFCS Counselor
Suicide is unfortunately more common than many think. We hear about it often – but suicide is hardest when it strikes close to home.
I met Jim when I was a young teen, growing up in a rural area of Ohio. He came from the South, [...]
JFCS’ highly skilled, licensed therapists work with care and compassion to address the challenges people face throughout their lives. They help clients identify goals and potential solutions to problems that cause emotional turmoil, improve communication, coping skills and symptom management, stre[...]
The 18th annual Mental Health Education Conference sponsored by the Twin Cities Jewish community, “Hope, Humor and Healing – Finding Light in Dark Places,” will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Temple Israel (2323 Fremont Ave. S., Minneapolis).
The event, which is fre[...]
Kramer (pictured at right with Conference Volunteer Coordinator Nancy Gordon), founder of the annual Mental Health Education Conference, will step down from the Conference Coordinator role this fall after 18 years
The annual Mental Health Education Conference (MHEC) sponsored by the Twin [...]