“I always thought that the first time I’d talk about my daughter publicly would be at her funeral.”
Last week we released an episode about problematic behaviors in Modern Orthodox high schools, with a particular focus on binge drinking. This week, Scott speaks with Lianne Forman, who founded the CCSA organization – Communities Confronting Substance Use and Addiction – along with her husband. Lianne forthrightly discusses drug use in the Orthodox community, the importance of removing the stigma, and what parents need to know in order to help their children – because sooner or later, our kids are going to be exposed to it. Lianne also relates the very personal story of their daughter’s misuse of alcohol and drugs.
To learn more, visit https://www.jewishccsa.org/.
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