‘There is Hope’ JCS podcasts humanize struggles of addicts, loved ones

“Stories of loss, love and most importantly hope” are the words that introduce a new podcast series on addiction launched by Jewish Community Services on its website ifIknew.org. The series tackles the addiction crisis through unscripted conversations with real people about how addiction has affected their lives, whether as an addicted person or as a… Read More

Conversations on Addiction The Jewish Community Responds

It’s no secret that the Baltimore area has been hard hit by the horrific rise in overdose deaths. For the past six years, drug- and alcohol-related deaths have climbed in Maryland, with an all-time high of 2,089 deaths in 2016, a 66 percent spike from 2015. Heroin, prescription opioids and nonpharmaceutical fentanyl were to blame… Read More