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Support Group for Survivors of Loss by Suicide

The Support Group meets weekly on Monday – 7:30 pm. at Jewish Family Service, 4131 S. Braeswood Blvd (entrance on Linkwood).
The group is free of charge and open to the community.

For young adults (ages 22-45) who have experienced loss by suicide. This group will provide support, understanding, and connection to those who have experienced a loss from death by suicide.

The group will be facilitated by Elyssa Gottheim, LCSW.

If interested in the group or for more information, please contact Elyssa Gottheim at 713-667-9336 ext 247 or egottheim@jfshouston.org

Start the conversation early.

Promote mental health awareness in your children through creativity and art.

Art sparks the brains of children. In fact, it improves their mental health.  Studies show, kids who participate in art gain skills that help them make decisions, solve problems, think creatively, and work with a team.  It also motivates them to learn and helps improve their academic performance.  Art helps children visually express their perceptions and feelings; and, improves their mood, calms them down and helps give them focus.

We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual #HTXMentalHealth Children’s Art Contest. The contest is open to children 5-14 years old now through April 1, 2017.  The contest theme is, “How I Feel About Myself.”  Children should live in the Greater Houston, Texas Gulf Coast region which encompasses Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, Liberty, Waller, Chambers, and Austin Counties.  Winners are awarded more than $300 in prizes and honored at a reception and ceremony at a location TBD.

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Challah Making and Coping Skills with Lisa Stanton and Elyssa Gottheim, LCSW

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, explore the importance of coping skills and put them to practice as we learn to make challah.

This event is part of an ongoing series to raise awareness and decrease stigma of mental health issues.

It is free of charge and open to all young adults ages 22-45.

Thursday May 4th – 7:00 p.m.
at Jewish Family Service Celebration Company, 4131 South Braeswood (entrance on Linkwood)

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Elyssa Gottheim at egottheim@jfshouston.org

Treat yourself to something special. It’s what this event is all about!   ENJOY 15% OFF of Celebration Company products the day of the event.

Call for Help:

Houston Crisis Hotline

713.970.7000
or 1.866.970.4770

Crisis Intervention

832.416.1177

Teen Talk

(call) 832.416.1199
(text) 281.20.4430

Youth Crisis Hotline

800.448.4663

National Suicide Prevention

800.273.TALK (8255)

For More information about
JFS Mental Health Services contact

Elyssa Fink Gottheim, LCSW
Mental Health  Community Programs and Outreach Liaison
Egottheim@jfshouston.org
713-667-9336 ext. 247
713-986-7850