Bestselling author Rabbi Simon Jacobson will be the keynote speaker at the 8th Annual JRC Retreat & Shabbaton which will take place March 15-17 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Deerfield Beach – Boca Raton in Florida.
It is organized by the Jewish Recovery Center, a key resource for Jewish addicts in recovery, their families and the recovering Jewish community in Palm Beach County. Its director Rabbi Meir Kessler offers referrals, screenings and emergency placement for detox, as well as aftercare management including a sober house for those completing in-patient treatment.
300 attendees from around the globe are expected to participate in the Retreat to experience a convergence of the academic world of psychotherapy, expert thinking on various forms of addiction and recovery, and Torah-based scholarship and insight.
Attendees consist of those suffering and recovering from substance abuse and other process addictions, accompanied by world-renowned experts and community leaders.
VIDEO: Rabbi Jacobson speak about drinking liquor and smoking marijuana
For more info about the retreat, visit jewishrecovery.com/retreat