May is Mental Health Awareness Month. One in five Americans is affected by mental health conditions, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). "Stigma is toxic to their mental health because it creates an environment of shame, fear and silence that prevents many people from seekin[...]
JFCS’ and JFS’ Annual Twin Cities Mental Health Educational Conference helps those living with mental illness realize they are not alone
When someone contacts JFCS for help related to mental health, we have teams of clinically trained professionals who take a holistic approach to each[...]
Many people from the Jewish and broader communities have heightened concerns for their safety due to the recent targeting of Jewish Community Centers and other Jewish institutions locally and nationwide by individuals who have called in bomb threats and conveyed other hateful messages. Jewish Family[...]
The 16th Annual Twin Cities Jewish Community Conference on Mental Health, “Forecast: Resilience – Weathering Life’s Storms,” will be held 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at Temple Israel (2324 Emerson Ave. S., Minneapolis).
The event, which is free and open to all, will[...]