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Loneliness & Community

According to a 2018 large-scale survey from a major health care provider, a huge chunk of Americans suffer from strong feelings of loneliness and a lack of significance in their relationships. Almost half say they sometimes or always feel alone or “left out”, and 13% of Americans say that zero people know them well. The survey points out that loneliness seems to be getting worse in each successive generation even though we live in a world that is more interconnected than ever before.

Judaism has always placed a huge emphasis on building community and building institutions that will cultivate community. Yet in the end of the day, buildings alone to do not create community, instead they can merely facilitate and stimulate… Read More »

Understanding Mental Health

One of the biggest challenges facing our generation is the issue of Mental Health and its ramifications on individuals, families and communities. Studies show that 44 Million American Adults have been diagnosed with a Mental Health issue and a staggering 12% of youth in this country, a number which continues to climb.  

As part of my work I visit many people in all kinds of situations including some who are going through some painful and challenging adversities. Yet when I visit and work with families or individuals who are dealing with a Mental Health issue within the family, there is often a pain and suffering beneath the surface that is beyond words and articulation.

Thankfully, the stigma issues often associated with Mental… Read More »

Photos, Recap & Audio of Lecture by Dr. David Rosmarin on Spirituality & Mental Health, What Science has to Say?

20190131_191752.jpgLast night Dr. David Rosmarin gave a fascinating interactive lecture and presentation on the topic of Spirituality & Mental Health and what Science has to say about this. The lecture was extremely informative with lots of evidence based data and anecdotes on this important topic and how it plays out in one of the most foremost issues facing our communities in the 21st century.

We thank Dr. Rosmarin as well as everyone who made the effort to join us for this important evening on such a frigid and icy night. 

20190131_193126.jpgDavid H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP is director of the Spirituality and Mental Health Program at McLean Hospital and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He supervises the provision of… Read More »

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