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Shliach To Lead Day of Suicide Prevention

Rabbi Yarden Blumstein, a Chabad Shliach in Michigan and certified LivingWorks trainer, will lead a suicide prevention training course in Crown Heights to tackle what is being called an epidemic. Full Story

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Whoever wrote this is a legend!!!!
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Whoever wrote this is a legend!!!!

Bh
Bh
Bh
Thank you Neshamos!!

Liat
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Liat

Please run one of these in Jerusalem!!!

the great last stigma!
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the great last stigma!

finally, we are beginning to turn over the rug and sweep up all the dirt which has accumulated underneath: depression, s abuse, suicide ideation and more. the dirt needs to be exposed and dealt with. we don’t have the luxury to be complacent, embarrassed or ashamed anymore. Hoping that this awareness will be instilled and acted upon in Kfar Chabad and elsewhere in Israel and beyond. kol ha kavod to the initiators of this sorely needed project.

Life saving
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Life saving

This is absolutely essential and kudos to the people doing it. What I want to see now is all the collective rabbinic mashpi’im and the Beis Din coming out with the letter telling everyone they must attend this program and how crucial it is. The next thing is to discuss honestly when people kill themselves and not cover it up as is often the case out of shame or shidduchim concerns. This is what our community can do to help those suffering

Is there a way to hear this online?
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Is there a way to hear this online?

I live out the country I would love to access to this info

Is there a way?
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Is there a way?

To tune in or hear a recap for those of us out of town.
It is so critical for all to hear!!
Thank you for doing this and please make an audio available for those who cannot attend.

Salute
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Salute

I salute this effort. Addressing mental health issues in the open is a positive growth step. One thing, though. The complicated issues mentioned, and their resolution, have been oversimplified in this post. We do not “know perfectly well” how to treat anxiety, depression, substance abuse or suicide (if “treat” means to cure). And the reasons why suicide is a more difficult topic to discuss than other health issues are not clearcut. We as a species are learning about the complexity of mental processes and awareness is a fundamental step, but don’t assume we are yet where the issue is as… Read more »

Yup
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Yup

But knowledge is power to make things somewhat better.

How do you reserve.
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How do you reserve.

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Mental health issues.
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Mental health issues.

My name is Yechiel Gluckowsky and I live in Toronto. I am a member of a clubhouse called progress place. They help people with mental health issues. There is 300 clubhouses in 30 countries around the world. There is 47 clubhouses in Michigan alone. They started in New York in the early 40s and they have a clubhouse in New York in Manhattan. That’s the biggest clubhouse in the world. Its called Fountain house. They could call me if they want more information. My phone number is 647-677-0439. You should be matzliach in all your endeavors.

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