In the News

CCSA is proud to be featured in dozens of news outlets across the Jewish world. With the help of the media, we aim to destigmatize addiction in the Jewish community and provide accessible information and resources for everyone in need.

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In Light of the Legalization

How Do We Talk About Marijuana With Our Kids? - Jewish Standard/Times of Israel Blog -

May 2021

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

So now what? - Jewish Standard/Times of Israel Blog - April 2021

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The Devil is in the Details

Why we need to talk to our Jewish youth about substance use - Jewish Standard/Times of Israel Blog - March 2021

Read Our Story...

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Even Rats...

What can rats tell us about the dangers of stigmatizing substance abuse? -

January 2021

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Eliminating the "A" Word

Destigmatizing the word "addiction" - let's talk about substance misuse and addiction openly and honestly - December 2020

Vigilance and Education on Substance Abuse

Message to educators and schools on the "front lines" with our children - December 2020

JMintheAM InterviewOctober 18th
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Jew in the City InterviewOctober 22nd
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Community, Connection, Chesed and COVID-19

Jewish Addiction Awareness Network blog - Octoberber 2020

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Healing Our Community

Read about our October 18th Forum on Mental Health and Addiction - Octoberber 2020


Kol Yisrael Arevim Zeh Bazeh

Why we need to work harder to maintain connections, be responsible for our most vulnerable community members during these difficult times - October 2020

Eliminating Stigma

Jewish Standard article featuring CCSA and Refa'enu's upcoming online forum on mental health and addiction - October 2020

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The Power of Personal Stories

The impact of telling ones personal story regarding mental health and addition and the importance of doing so for the Jewish community - October 2020

The Perfect Storm

The effect of COVID-19 on those struggling with addiction - August 2020

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Destigmatizing Addiction Through Social Proximity

How to embrace those suffering from addiction during this period of social distancing - April 2020

The Language of Addiction

Reshaping our language; why it's important to use the appropriate terminology for the disease - February 2020


CCSA is proud to announce that we have been selected by the Orthodox Union to participate in their Impact Accelerator Program. We are among 4 organizations selected from over 80 national applicants for this opportunity. We look forward to partnering with the OU to further our mission. Please see the OU press release for more information.

OU Impact Accelerator Interview