Group Name: JACS Toronto – Concerned Person’s Group
Description: JACS(Jewish Addiction Community Services) is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to encouraging and assisting anyone struggling with their own or someone else’s addiction to explore recovery in a nurturing and supportive environment. JACS exists as an information resource on the effects that addiction has on family life, with a special focus on Jewish families. JACS provides support for any and all diverse populations and denominations affected by addiction.
The JACS Concerned Persons Group was developed for those struggling to cope with the behavior of addicts/alcoholics who are in either in active addiction or early recovery. The weekly meeting uses an intensive group format to discuss issues surrounding enabling, co-dependency and family dynamics. The group encourages participants to take an honest look at their own behaviors and see how their best intentions can often make a bad situation worse. Utilizing feedback and sharing of personal experiences, the meeting allows participants to learn from each others struggles and victories.
Where: 858 Sheppard Avenue W. | Toronto, ON M3H 2T5
When: Every Tuesday from 8 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Status: Open to all concerned about another’s addiction.
Contact: 416-638-0350 | www.jacstoronto.org