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Caring for Your Caregiver

Caring for Your Caregiver By Kathleen Jordan, LCSW, JFS Director of Social Services Are you a caregiver? Most of us are at some point in our life. Sometimes we have time to prepare and gather resources, but other times, we are thrust into the caregiver role suddenly....

Talking to Children about Hate Crimes and Anti-Semitism

The article below as pulled from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT HATE CRIMES AND ANTI-SEMITISM By Danielle Lewis The recent hate crime and aftermath at the Tree of Life congregation synagogue in the Pittsburgh area on...

Healing is Always Attainable

Healing is Always Attainable By Sofia De La Garza, M.S., LPC-Intern Counseling is a great vehicle for healing. Each life experience is tied to human emotion. Emotions are very telling of any situation and are what make an experience something an individual needs to...

A Man I Know Who Eats Well

A Man I Know Who Eats Well A man I know who eats well, exercises and sees his doctor regularly was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. His family and friends expressed sympathy and support and tried to not tempt him with favorite and now forbidden desserts. They...

Coping with Loss

JFS Helps Clients Cope with Loss September 11, 2001, was a day that lives in infamy. But, in many ways, September of 2017 has been just as traumatic. The people of the Texas and Louisiana coasts are only beginning to recover from Hurricane Harvey. Florida, Puerto...

Las Vegas Tragedy

Las Vegas Tragedy The Las Vegas mass shooting is a national tragedy. Thousands have been impacted by this horror as they try to contact friends and loved ones who were attending the concert, or wait for news after a surgery, or begin to mourn because someone they knew...

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