Transforming the way the Jewish community understands and responds to
MENTAL ILLNESS & ADDICTIONS.
WHAT WE DO
In the Jewish community, discussions about mental illness and substance abuse tend to be rare, if they happen at all. As a result, many individuals and their families suffer in private and lack the information necessary to address their issues. The Blue Dove Foundation is working toward advancing these conversations, eradicating shame and educating the community.
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Co-authored with JFS Jewish Disabilities Advocates Collaborative | As the new year begins, we are thinking about social connection. Social connection has an incredible impact on our overall health, both as individuals and as a community. Having stable and supportive connections as an individual leads to better physical and mental
Closely following the holiday of Tisha B’Av, we observe Tu B’Av – the day we traditionally celebrate love, marriage and the continuation of life. This pairing of suffering with recovery and resilience is crucial to the survival of the Jewish people, and this cycle can teach us much about how
Rabbi Melanie Levav from the Shomer Collective and our partners explore the connections between modern communal tragedies and communal mourning tied to Tisha B’Av. We also are joined by Rabbi Amy Bardack, a Jewish communal leader in Pittsburgh, who helped to support the community in the immediate aftermath of the