Faith & Health News and Updates
Compassion, Prevention, and Healing for Addiction: Webinar recording availableCindy Novak
We recently welcomed Dr. Beth Fishman, Program Manager for Addiction Services for JCFS Chicago, and Rabbi Dr. Rob Jury from Congregation Anshe Tikvah, to our community of practice, Compassion, Prevention, and Healing for Addiction. Beth presented from the social service agency perspective, showcasing community education and support services and professional training activities. Rob shared his Read More
Do We Have the Courage to Love?Cindy Novak
One of the most common measures of the health of a community is infant mortality —the percentage of babies who die before their first birthday. As with many other health conditions, African Americans have the highest infant mortality rates in the country. Black babies die at three times the rate of white babies, even when Read More
Faith and Health Partnerships Offers Numerous Training and Support OpportunitiesCindy Novak
We invite you into the work of creating healthy, loving communities – in your congregation, community, and other settings. The work is big, but we can do it together – as Companions. Learn about our programs here.