Twin Cities Jewish Community Mental Health Education Conference

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, will present “Healing the Spirit Through Story-Listening” at an afternoon breakout session during the annual Mental Health Education Conference on Sunday, October 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Temple Israel.

Author and award-winning speaker Nate Cannon will be the conference keynote speaker. He is a dementia practitioner and a transgender man in recovery from chemical dependency, living well with both mental illness and a neurological disorder. In this session, he will explore the role perseverance has played in managing and navigating his mental health through the most trying of experiences.

Read more about all of the free sessions and register here.

JFS is also looking for volunteers at the event to help with set up, clean up, greeters, check-in and information table. Shifts are available throughout the day starting at 7:30 am and ending at 3:30 pm. Sign up for a volunteer shift at

This conference is a collaboration of Jewish Family Service of St. Paul and Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis. With generous support from community donors and partners, the conference continues to be free and open to all.