Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Resources

Judaism has long recognized the power of alcohol and potential dangers (see Genesis 9:21, the first occurrence of alcohol in the Bible).

See here for some advice for the Jewish community with regards to serving alcoholic beverages:

Are you a rabbi or cantor and looking for advice in helping people who struggle with alcohol abuse?

For more on the topic of alcohol abuse in the Jewish community, please check out episode #48 of The Jewish Drinking Show, “Alcoholism in the Jewish Community”.

If you or someone you know might have a problem with alcohol, please check out or call 866.986.4305 (available 24/7/365) for help, information, and other resources.

If you are or know of someone who is an alcoholic or struggling with alcohol abuse, here is an informative page on rehab, detoxing, and more.

You may also consider Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others (JACS) and/or Beit T’shuvah.

Resources on Alcoholism

Treatment Centers (not endorsing them, just sharing that they exist):


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