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September 18, 2022 Mental Health Symposium

On September 18, 2022, we were privileged to hear from a number of experts and professionals on a variety of critical topics that impact our Jewish communities. In making these sessions available online, we hope to create more dialogue and greater awareness.


Please enjoy the recordings of the sessions presented at our
mental health symposium on September 18, 2022

Safeguarding Our Families:
Confronting the Reality of Addiction in Our Community

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Family Dynamics: Managing the Complexity of Family Response While Supporting a Loved One with Addiction
Debbie Akerman, PhD, LCSW

Gambling Disorders: Understanding this Pervasive Addiction
Ike Dweck, CASAC, CPGC

Dual Diagnoses: The Intersection Between Substance Use & Mental Health and Exploring Co-Occurring Disorders
Jeffrey A. Berman, MD, DFASAM

Legalization of Marijuana & Current Drug Trends
Sergeant Frank Gallucci, BCPO

When Crisis Hits Home: How to Manage as a Family and Respond as a Community
Rabbi Yisroel Grossberg, Amudim

Manifestations of Trauma: Addiction Through the Lens of Trauma
Nathaniel Nagelbatt, LCSW

Navigating Technology & Social Media: Understanding the Challenges and Protecting & Empowering Our Children
Akiva Goldschein, PhD

Untangling the Web: Understanding & Treating Pornography Addiction
Binyamin Tepfer, PhD, CSAT-S

Please also enjoy ourResource Booklet
which was disseminated at the Symposium:

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