Substance use disorder is a family disease

By Liliane Jurayj • JFCS Addiction and Recovery Services Program Coordinator JFCS recently relaunched its Addiction and Recovery Services – new Program Coordinator Liliane Jurayj talks below about what services and resources the program provides: The new year symbolizes new beginnings –[...]

JFCS introduces newly designed Addiction and Recovery Services program

By Leah Persky, PhD & CFLE • Manager of Family Life Education & Addiction and Recovery Services We are pleased to announce the newly designed JFCS Addiction and Recovery Services program. The name change and program redesign demonstrates our commitment to serving the community with mea[...]

Reflections from an alcoholic during the COVID-19 crisis

The pandemic and social distancing measures it requires is challenging for everyone, but can be especially challenging for people in recovery and those who are battling substance addiction. This month we are featuring two columns that address these challenges and offer advice and resources. Below i[...]