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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man reacts as he takes part in a funeral for Rabbi Elazar Goldberg after he di

Following Meron tragedy, 5 ways to cope

Plus, how to contact the man non-profit organizations, health funds and hospitals that are available to provide support.

JCC to partner with BBYO to address mental health among adolescents

The new initiative has come to fruition as issues such as anxiety and depression are becoming more prevalent in today's youth amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Israeli app aims to retool mental health diagnosis into an exact science

"Psychiatry as a medical field is facing a major diagnostic challenge: today’s diagnosis is based on a descriptive approach, relying on patients' description and clinicians' observations."

22/04/2021

Mental Health: Don’t lose your confidence, Come out of the cave

More and more Israelis are seeking mental health care for anxiety, depression, loneliness, marital issues and family problems.

By DR MIKE GROPPER
22/04/2021
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The IDF must help care for soldiers with PTSD - editorial

Had the IDF and Defense Ministry properly cared for Saidian to begin with, this tragedy might have been averted.

Depressed person broods in tunnel

COVID-19 pandemic caused ‘mental crisis’ among Israeli youth

The highest rates of anxiety were found in the secular sector (21%). The lowest rates were among the ultra-Orthodox (7%).

What can you do to protect yourself from the negative impact of isolation?

Studies show that people who have social support live longer, healthier lives. It is a surer predictor of longevity and health than diet, exercise or even smoking.

By JUDY JOSS
15/04/2021
IDF's mental health officers drill

IDF's treatment of mental health 'insufficient' - Comptroller

One in four soldiers uses the army’s mental health services and meet with either a psychiatrist or mental health officer • report also finds deficiencies in the way that IDF handles firing ranges

12/04/2021
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Mental health programs frozen due to lack of state budget

Budget issues have plagued social services amid the ongoing political crisis, especially amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Mayanei Hayeshua Medical team treat a patient with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the coronavirus

COVID-19 may increase chances of mental health and neurological conditions

People who were diagnosed with COVID-19 had a 34% increased chance to be diagnosed with a neurological or mental health disorder within six months after contracting the virus.

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