Heritage Florida Jewish News - Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

B'ri'ut program to address substance use disorders in the community

 

February 19, 2021

One death from substance abuse is one too many. The Central Florida Jewish community has had to bear many heartbreaking losses because of this devastating disease. Nationally, suspected overdose submissions to the Overdose Mapping Application Program in 2020 showed increases of 11.4 percent for fatal overdoses and 18.6 percent for nonfatal overdoses during 2020. Regardless of how a substance abuse disorder is initiated, help is desperately needed for those affected, as well as their families. But where does one turn for help?

The Central Florida Jewish community leaders are aware of this p...



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