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Counseling for Marjory Stoneman Douglas & Community

February 15th, 2018 - jfsbroward

The Board of Directors and staff of Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward express our deepest sympathy to everyone who was impacted by yesterday’s tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  Goodman JFS stands with you, and we are here for our community. We are available to help families in need of healing during this very challenging time. For more information regarding all of the services offered by Goodman JFS, please visit www.jfsbroward.org or call 954-909-0888.


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ASSOCIATES OF BROWARD 

 

Goodman JFS will have mental health clinicians available for free consultations this weekend. GJFS will host two support groups for all families dealing with this traumatic event. The group times will be from 11 AM – 12 PM and 2 PM – 3 PM.

Location: North Springs Community Park
Address: 5601 Coral Springs Dr, Coral Springs, FL 33076
When: Saturday, February 17 & Sunday, February 18
Time: 9 AM – 4 PM
Group 1: 11 AM – 12 PM
Group 2: 2 PM – 3 PM

If you need to speak to someone outside of this time, please call Behavioral Health Associates of Broward, counseling centers of Goodman JFS at 954-909-0888


HOW YOU CAN DONATE BLOOD

 

Anyone who wants to donate blood can visit a donor center or the Big Red Bus. Appointments are strongly recommended and can be made online at www.oneblood.org.

You can find nearby OneBlood centers by searching for your zip code on the website here. Anyone in generally good health who is over the age of 16 and weighs at least 110 pounds is eligible to donate.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office will also hold a blood drive from 12 PM to 7 PM at 2741 N. 29th Avenue in Hollywood.


TIPS ON HOW TO SPEAK TO YOUR CHILDREN

1. HAVE YOUR OWN SUPPORT SYSTEM AND SELF-CARE RITUALS

2. LET YOUR KIDS TAKE THE LEAD

3. SET A TIME TO TALK DAILY OR WEEKLY WITH YOUR KIDS

4. TEACH YOUR KIDS HOW TO DE-STRESS WITH BREATH-WORK AND GRATITUDE

5. ENCOURAGE YOUR KIDS TO FEEL THEIR FEELINGS

6. DON’T MAKE PROMISES YOU CAN’T KEEP — BUT DO ASSURE THEM AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE

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