"I am a proud, recovering addict, recovering from various addictions, including food to substances to gambling."
Both Elem and the Youth Village of Kiryat Ye’arim work to help Israel's at-risk youth.
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. 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.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive increase in demand for Amudim's services with case volume rising exponentially.
In the US, one in 12 adults suffers from substance use disorder – that’s 18.7 million Americans struggling with this chronic medical condition.
Offering a positive option for youth to entertain themselves
“The normalization of cannabis in our society directly endangers its most vulnerable members: children,” said Dr Miriam Adelson.