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JFCS – Reading Deeper
February 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Join JFCS for a deeper dive into the important issues explored in our Family Life Education Programs: Suicide Education and Awareness & Substance Use and Education. Reading Deeper is a great way to build understanding of these issues through moving, true-life stories. SUICIDE EDUCATION AND AWARENESS What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen by Kate Fagan The #1 New York Times bestseller that tells the true story of college athlete Madison Holleran, whose life and death by suicide reveal the struggle of young people suffering from mental illness today. WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 10:30am – 12:00pm RSVP: Please register in advance at www.jfcsphilly.org/whatmademaddyrun SUBSTANCE USE AND EDUCATION Prison Baby: A Memoir by Deborah Jiang-Stein When Deborah learned at a young age that she had been born in prison to a heroin addicted mother— she turned to drugs, violence, and crime to cope. Ultimately, Deborah overcame the stigma and secrecy of her birth and found peace by helping others. WHEN: Thursday, April 30, 2020, 5:00pm – 6:30pm RSVP: Please register in advance at www.jfcsphilly.org/prisonbaby