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Sober in the Holy Land

Music as a coping mechanism: Naftali Kalfa is in an uphill battle

"I am a proud, recovering addict, recovering from various addictions, including food to substances to gambling."

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
18/02/2021

Meet the organizations helping Israel's at-risk youth

Both Elem and the Youth Village of Kiryat Ye’arim work to help Israel's at-risk youth.

By SHOSHANA TITA
09/02/2021

Magic mushrooms begin growing in man's blood after injecting 'shroom tea'

The man was discovered by his family days later. He had jaundice, nausea, diarrhea, extreme confusion (unclear whether that was due to the mushrooms or not) and was vomiting blood.

Dr. Russell Surasky Helping Others Understand Opioid Addiction and the Latest Treatment Options

Dr. Surasky is the medical director of Bridge Back to Life, which is a multi-center outpatient addiction treatment program that helps those addicted to dangerous opiates like fentanyl.

11/01/2021

Amudim raises $5m. to help victims of abuse, addiction in Orthodox world

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive increase in demand for Amudim's services with case volume rising exponentially.

A family in recovery from substance use disorder

In the US, one in 12 adults suffers from substance use disorder – that’s 18.7 million Americans struggling with this chronic medical condition.

By ROBERT KANTER
10/11/2020

Jerusalem School of Rock - a safe hang out for Israel's teens

Offering a positive option for youth to entertain themselves

By TRACEY SHIPLEY
24/10/2020

The high costs of smoking

By JASON BLACKSHAW
10/06/2020
Miriam Adelson at the inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem, May 14, 2018

Miriam Adelson: Cannabis is a gateway drug to opioids

“The normalization of cannabis in our society directly endangers its most vulnerable members: children,” said Dr Miriam Adelson.

By HANNAH HEPNER
17/02/2020
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