Understanding Mental Health: Coping with the Pandemic

05nov7:45 PM8:30 PMUnderstanding Mental Health: Coping with the Pandemic

Event Details

Join the ACT Committee for its Fall Social Action Panel on Friday, November 5, immediately following Shabbat Services. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased concerns of mental health and substance abuse. Mental health has affected millions of Americans (in 2019, 1 in 5 adults) has grown due to stress, isolation, and loss in 2020. As Jews, we believe that protecting and maintaining our mental health is as essential as our physical health. A box dinner will be served*, and social distancing and masking will be followed. Our panelists will share tools, resources, and information regarding this crucial issue.

The Panelists:

  • Talli Dolge, Chief Executive Officer, Jewish Family Services
  • Dawn Eastwood, Director of Outreach, San Antonio Recovery Center
  • Rudi Harst, Spiritual Director, Celebration Circle

*Dinner and in-person programming subject to COVID-19 patterns. This program will be adapted to online and/or hybrid formats. To uphold safety precautions and allow food during this program, the Temple Beth-El COVID-19 Taskforce and Staff are recommending only vaccinated individuals attend Understanding Mental Health: Coping with the Pandemic. If you are not fully vaccinated, please feel free to join us virtually using this Zoom link.



(Friday) 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM


Temple Beth-El

211 Belknap Pl