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Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) is a non-profit organization, transforming lives by ensuring safe children, strong families and vibrant communities. Founded in 1982, LSF currently touches the lives of 1 in 50 Floridians every year through various programs, including early education, youth shelters, foster care, refugee and resettlement services, substance abuse mental health services, and adult guardianship. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, LSF has more than 60 programs throughout Florida and approximately 1,200 dedicated employees.

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“We try to foster creative spirit at the Department and that’s why we love working with LSF Health Systems. They are always willing to help Floridians with life challenges using innovative approaches that make lasting impacts in the behavior health field,” Secretary Harris said.

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More than one-third of high school students say they’re struggling with mental health, and almost half of them are saying they feel “persistently sad or hopeless”.

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She stood by as her older brother became addicted to drugs as a tenth grader. A few months later, he dropped out of school.

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They were struggling before, but the pandemic made it worse.

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A few decades ago, Lutheran Services Florida had the idea to launch an initiative that recognized those who are actively working to make their communities a better place.

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Bess the Book Bus is a mobile library that travels around the country giving free books to young children. The service answers a critical need, because it turns out that the single greatest determinant in a child learning to read is having access to reading materials.

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For 40 years LSF has been serving youth and families in crisis.

Click below to watch Amelia Fox, LSF's Chief Strategy Officer, discuss everything LSF - from how we began as Lutheran Ministries Florida to how we've grown to help roughly 1 in 50 Floridians today.

stpetecatalyst.com/impact-show/ep-85-lutheran-services-florida/

#LSF #lutheranservicesflorida #helpingfl #nonprofitwork
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For 40 years LSF has been serving youth and families in crisis. 

Click below to watch Amelia Fox, LSFs Chief Strategy Officer, discuss everything LSF - from how we began as Lutheran Ministries Florida to how weve grown to help roughly 1 in 50 Floridians today.  

https://stpetecatalyst.com/impact-show/ep-85-lutheran-services-florida/

#lsf #lutheranservicesflorida #helpingFL #nonprofitwork

LSF Health Systems CEO Dr. Christine Cauffield will discuss topics related to breaking the cycle of addiction during an event on May 17 in Washington, DC, Breaking the Stigma and Ending the Addiction Cycle: Critical Steps for States, Counties & Tribes.

Held at Georgetown University and streamed virtually, Breaking the Stigma will bring together a broad community of leading experts and influential stakeholders in addiction treatment to discuss new resources, innovative research, effective strategies and best practices that can be put into practice on the ground.

Insights shared at the event have been gathered by an independent panel of national experts and addiction professionals over the last 14 months through the invaluable work of the National Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Strategic Advisory Panel (NSUDSAP) and associated workgroups.

Read more about the conference and what’s next in addiction treatment, prevention, recovery & more here ->

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LSF Health Systems CEO Dr. Christine Cauffield will discuss topics related to breaking the cycle of addiction during an event on May 17 in Washington, DC,  Breaking the Stigma and Ending the Addiction Cycle: Critical Steps for States, Counties & Tribes. 

Held at Georgetown University and streamed virtually, Breaking the Stigma will bring together a broad community of leading experts and influential stakeholders in addiction treatment to discuss new resources, innovative research, effective strategies and best practices that can be put into practice on the ground. 

Insights shared at the event have been gathered by an independent panel of national experts and addiction professionals over the last 14 months through the invaluable work of the National Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Strategic Advisory Panel (NSUDSAP) and associated workgroups.

Read more about the conference and what’s next in addiction treatment, prevention, recovery & more here - data-src=

Thank you to all our FL foster parents! There are over 1800 children in foster care in SW FL, and you have enriched their lives. You're a mentor, proctor, and friend to our foster kids and we thank you for opening your homes and hearts. ❤️

We appreciate you!

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Come Celebrate 40 years of helping the community!

RSVP FOR THIS FREE PARTY AT:
lsf.salsalabs.org/40thpensacola/index.html...

This year, LSF marks our 40th Anniversary of bringing God's healing, hope and help to people in need. We kicked off our celebration with a fantastic party in Sarasota in April, and are having five more gatherings around the state. We'd love for you to join us at the celebration closest to you!

Our next party is in Pensacola on May 24th from 3-5:30PM at the grounds of LSF's Currie House youth shelter! Tours of the shelter will be available.

There will be a short program from 4 to 4:30. Come early and mingle until the program starts, or arrive in time for the program and enjoy the company afterwards. There will be live music, fun and food! The event is free, however RSVP is requested.

These ruby celebrations will honor all those who have believed in our services, worked within our organization, donated to further our mission and made a difference by helping to create safe children, strong families, and vibrant communities.

We invite you to come celebrate with us, meet many of our local staff, and learn more about the programs and services we offer in the Florida panhandle.

For more information visit www.lsfnet.org/40th/

#40years #MakeADifference
#rubyanniversary #pensacola #vibrantcommunities
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Come Celebrate 40 years of helping the community! 

RSVP FOR THIS FREE PARTY AT:
https://lsf.salsalabs.org/40thpensacola/index.html...

This year, LSF marks our 40th Anniversary of bringing Gods healing, hope and help to people in need. We kicked off our celebration with a fantastic party in Sarasota in April, and are having five more gatherings around the state. Wed love for you to join us at the celebration closest to you!

Our next party is in Pensacola on May 24th from 3-5:30PM at the grounds of LSFs Currie House youth shelter! Tours of the shelter will be available.

There will be a short program from 4 to 4:30. Come early and mingle until the program starts, or arrive in time for the program and enjoy the company afterwards. There will be live music, fun and food! The event is free, however RSVP is requested.

These ruby celebrations will honor all those who have believed in our services, worked within our organization, donated to further our mission and made a difference by helping to create safe children, strong families, and vibrant communities.

We invite you to come celebrate with us, meet many of our local staff, and learn more about the programs and services we offer in the Florida panhandle.

For more information visit https://www.lsfnet.org/40th/

#40years #makeadifference
#rubyanniversary #Pensacola #vibrantcommunities
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terri.durdaller@lsfnet.org
(813) 676-9465

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