Recovery Help in Boca Raton
A new interactive workshop/series for people “Jewish by bagel” who are in recovery or have a friend or family member who is affected by substance use disorder or any other process disorder. No previous knowledge of Judaism necessary. It is an open and confidential group in a safe and non-judgmental environment. This series will connect you to other Jewish people who understand the cultural stigma of addiction. You will gain the tools to further your healing process through the lens of Jewish thought and text study with the goal of deepening your spiritual context.
This Minhag program will have a series of workshops every Sunday leading up to the Jewish High Holidays, where there will be a High Holiday service lead by Rabbi Mark Rotenberg.
According to H. Jack Miller, Gelt’s Founder and President, “we need to uplift people and not hold them down, now is the time to step up and help. We cannot wait for the government or look to someone else. There is a large segment of our population that’s suffering from addictions, depression, and mental health issues and we want to direct what attention and resources to helping those in need. Jack went on to say that communities should be helping there own people and its or hope that these type of programs will spread. We want to help people.”