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Program Information
Program Name: Achraiyut
Agency Name: Jewish Attention to Mental Illness/ Stl (or JAMI/Stl)
Year the Program was Started: 1992
Public Contact Person: Ellen Rosenbaum
Address: 2100 East Drive
St. Louis, MO 63131
Telephone #: (314) 994-1542
Email Address: rosenfein@sbcglobal.net
Program Category: Support Group, Other
Target Participants:
Other
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 3-5
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: None
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Achraiyut means "to accept responsibility" in Hebrew. Our group is for Jewish persons with a mental illness who are taking the responsibility to make the best of their lives.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Achraiyut is a a support group for Jewish Persons with a mental illness who are taking the responsibility to make the best of their lives.
Additional Information: This is the first group of its kind and may still be the only support group for Jewish persons with a mental illness.

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